Strategic Council

The Silverado Policy Accelerator’s Strategic Council comprises distinguished leaders and experts from various backgrounds and political affiliations, all united in their commitment to sustaining American prosperity and global leadership. The Council offers Silverado invaluable advice, guidance, and support, helping to drive its mission and enhance its diverse programs and activities.

honorary chairs

General David Petraeus (US Army, Ret.)

Partner, KKR and Chairman KKR Global Institute

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull

Australia’s 29th Prime Minister

strategic advisors

Heather Adkins

Senior Director of Information Security at Google

Michael Allen

Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies

Robert D. Atkinson

Founder and President, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

George David Banks

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center

Jeremy Bash

Founder and Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies

Thomas P. Bossert

President, TrinityCyber, Inc.

Wendy Cutler

Vice President, the Asia Society Policy Institute

Eliot Cohen

Professor, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Nicholas Consonery

Executive Director, The Eurasia Group

Ivo Daalder

President, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Richard Danzig

Former Secretary of the Navy; Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

John Demers

Former Assistant Attorney General

Mark Galeotti

Principal Director, Mayak Intelligence

Steve Glickman

Founder and CEO, Develop LLC

Robert Ghilduta

President of Nuand LLC

Jamieson Greer

Partner, King & Spalding

Jason Healey

Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University’s School for International and Public Affairs

Jennifer Hillman

Professor of Practice, Georgetown Law Center

Jane Harman

Distinguished Scholar & President Emerita, Wilson International Center for Scholars

Jamil Jaffer

Founder and Executive Director, the National Security Institute; Vice President, IronNet Cybersecurity

Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

University Distinguished Service Professor emeritus and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Richard H. Ledgett, Jr.

CEO, The Ledgett Group

Sandra Joyce

Executive Vice President, Mandiant Intelligence

Sarah Marie Jordaan

Associate Professor, McGill University

Sean Kanuck

Founder and CEO of EXEDEC

Kate Kalutkiewicz

Senior Managing Director, McLarty Associates

Ken Levinson

Chief Executive Officer, Washington International Trade Association (WITA)

Mark Linscott

Senior Advisor, The Asia Group; Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center

Jeanette Manfra

Director for Risk and Compliance, Google Cloud

Keith Mularksi

Managing Director, Ernst & Young LLP

Robin Millican

Sr. Director U.S. Policy & Advocacy, Breakthrough Energy

Nazak Nikakhtar

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Scott N. Paul

President, the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Rich Powell

Executive Director, ClearPath and ClearPath Action

Katharina Kummer Peiry

Owner and Principal, Kummer EcoConsult

Jennifer Prescott

Director, Amazon Web Services

Catrina Rorke

Senior Vice President for Policy and Research, the Climate Leadership Council

Matthew Rojansky

President and Chief Executive Officer, The U.S. Russia Foundation.

Kristi M. Rogers

Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Principal to Principal (P2P)

Matthew Reisman

Director, Director of Privacy and Data Policy, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Nadia Schadlow

Founder, Scout Strategy Group LLC

Marie O’Neill Sciarrone

Chief Executive Officer, Tribal Tech

Terence P. Stewart

Former Managing Partner, Law Offices of Stewart and Stewart

Matthew Spence

Managing Director and Global Head of Venture Capital Banking, Barclays

Chad Sweet

Co-Founder & CEO, The Chertoff Group

Dr. Jonathan Ward

Founder, Altas Organization

Michael R. Wessel

President, The Wessel Group Incorporated

Amy Zegart

Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Senior Fellow, the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies