http://www.nbr.org - NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

Governance

NBR’s operations are governed by the Board of Directors, a nationally prominent group of leaders with long-term interests in the Asia-Pacific region. The Counselor is NBR's most senior advisory position, counseling the Board of Directors and President and providing guidance to NBR programs. NBR’s research agenda is developed in consultation with the Board of Advisors, which consists of experts from research centers, universities, and corporations.

Board of Directors Counselors Board of Advisors

Shephard W. Hill

President, Boeing International
The Boeing Company

Shephard W. Hill is President of Boeing International and a member of the company's Executive Council. Named to this position in October 2007, Mr. Hill, 54, oversees the company's international affairs and has leadership responsibilities for twenty Boeing in-country operations throughout the world.

Before this appointment, Mr. Hill was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. He was responsible for analyzing and developing plans to drive the company's growth and nurture new businesses. As a member of the Boeing Executive Council, he coordinated the company's corporate development function, with responsibility for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, equity investments, and joint ventures.

Previously, Mr. Hill was Vice President, Business Development, at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), with responsibility for the development, integration and implementation of IDS customer and business strategies.

Before that, Mr. Hill was Vice President, Boeing Space and Communications (S&C) Government Relations, with responsibility for the management and direction of S&C's business interests and activities in the Washington, D.C. area, including marketing, legislative affairs, trade, and media relations.

In his first position with Boeing, Mr. Hill was Vice President, Space Systems, for the company's Integrated Space and Defense Systems business unit.

Mr. Hill joined Boeing when the company acquired Rockwell's Aerospace and Defense business in 1996. At that time, Mr. Hill was Rockwell's Vice President, Aerospace Government Affairs and Marketing.

Mr. Hill has served on NBR’s Board of Directors since January 2008.


Charles W. Brady Board Room


Board of Directors


Chairman


Charles W. Brady
Chairman Emeritus
Invesco, Ltd


Chairman Emeritus


George F. Russell, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus
Russell Investments


Vice Chairman and Treasurer


John V. Rindlaub
President, Asia Pacific
Wells Fargo & Company


Board of Directors


Admiral Dennis C. Blair
U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Lawrence W. Clarkson
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, The Boeing Company (Ret.)

William (Bill) M. Colton
Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning
ExxonMobil Corporation

George Davidson
Vice Chairman, Mergers and Acquisitions,
Asia-Pacific
HSBC

Norman D. Dicks
Senior Policy Advisor
Van Ness Feldman, LLP

Richard J. Ellings
President
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

Thomas E. Fisher
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, Unocal Corporation (Ret.)

R. Michael Gadbaw
Distinguished Senior Fellow
Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Joachim Kempin
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, Microsoft Corporation (Ret.)

Clark S. Kinlin
Honorary Member of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer, Corning Cable Systems
Corning Incorporated

Ryo Kubota
Chairman, President, and CEO
Acucela Inc.

Maria Livanos Cattaui
Former Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce

Melody Meyer
President
Melody Meyer Energy LLC

Pamela S. Passman
President and CEO
Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe)

C. Michael Petters
President and Chief Executive Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)

Kenneth B. Pyle
Professor; Founding President
University of Washington; The National Bureau of Asian Research

Tom Robertson
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Microsoft Corporation

Gordon M. Smith
Chief Operating Officer
Exact Staff, Inc.

Scott Stoll
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

David K.Y. Tang
Managing Partner, Asia
K&L Gates LLP

Tadataka Yamada
Venture Partner
Frazier Healthcare


NOTE:

Please visit the page Remembering Herbert J. Ellison (October 3, 1929–October 9, 2012) to learn about longtime former board member Herbert J. Ellison, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, who played an instrumental role in the founding of NBR in 1989.

Please visit the page In Honor of General John M. Shalikashvili (June 27, 1936–July 23, 2011) to learn about longtime former board member John M. Shalikashvili, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (Retired).