Clare Richardson-Barlow

Assistant Director


Assistant Director
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)


Clare Richardson-Barlow is an Assistant Director at NBR.

As Assistant Director for the Trade, Economics, and Energy Affairs group, Ms. Richardson-Barlow coordinates research, publications, and logistics for a variety of NBR projects, including “Myanmar’s Reemergence” and the Pacific Energy Summit. Ms. Richardson-Barlow’s personal research interest is the nexus of energy and trade in international development, with a regional focus on East Asia.

Prior to joining NBR, Ms. Richardson-Barlow was a research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). At CSIS Ms. Richardson-Barlow worked for the International Business program, contributed to multiple policy publications, and assisted in the publication of the book Star Spangled Security written by former secretary of defense Harold Brown.

Ms. Richardson-Barlow holds a dual MA in international development and public policy from the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. She holds a BA in politics and government with a Chinese minor from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She has also completed professional certificate programs at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Tsinghua University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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