President and CEO, USCIB
Peter Robinson is president and CEO of USCIB, a policy advocacy and trade services organization dedicated to promoting open markets and representing American business interests internationally. As the U.S. affiliate of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Organization of Employers (IOE) and Business at OECD (BIAC), USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide and serves as the U.S. National Guaranteeing Association for the ATA Carnet system for temporary imports. USCIB is the only American business association to obtain ECOSOC status at the United Nations and engages actively with the UN system globally.
Peter also chairs The USCIB Foundation, which undertakes educational activities to promote the benefits of a free market economy, demonstrate and document the role of the private sector in economic growth and social development, and support public-private partnerships.
Peter previously served as USCIB’s senior vice president and chief operating officer. He helped establish key USCIB practice areas, including e-commerce and customs/trade facilitation, and has extensive experience with USCIB’s global network of business affiliates, enabling him to lead USCIB’s work in international regulatory diplomacy.
Peter has long been involved with international education, having served on the boards of directors of American Field Service (AFS) Intercultural Programs, AFS-USA and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. He is an appointee to the President’s Committee on the International Labor Organization, has served on the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Public-Private Partnerships and is a past Co-Chair of the B20 Employment and Education Task Force. Peter holds a master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from University of Delaware.