U.S. Trade Policy: Where Is It Leading Us?
Dr. Peter Allgeier
Dr. Allgeier had a long and distinguished career serving in the office of the United States Trade Representative. In 2001, he was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the Senate as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. He served in this capacity for 8 years. He also served twice as Acting US Trade Representative, during two transitions, in 2005 and 2009. In 2005, he was appointed United States Ambassador to the World Trade Organization in Geneva. Peter Allgeier has a PhD in Economics from the University of North Carolina and has been a visiting instructor at Duke University. He is the past President of the Coalition of Service Industries which is a major business organization that supports policies that enhance the global competitiveness of the U.S. service sector through trade and investment initiatives. He is currently the President of Nauset Global LLC, an international trade and investment consulting firm.