Michael Froman

Dr. Michael Froman is a distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; vice chairman and president, strategic growth, at Mastercard; and James R. Schlesinger distinguished professor at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs. He served in President Barack Obama’s cabinet as the U.S. trade representative from June 2013 to January 2017.  He worked to open foreign markets for U.S. goods and services, enforce America’s rights in the global trading system, and foster development through trade.