Peter Robinson

President and CEO
Tel: 212-703-5046

Peter Robinson is president and CEO of USCIB, founded in 1945 as 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 Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and International Organization of Employers (IOE), USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide and serves as U.S. National Guaranteeing Association for the ATA Carnet system for temporary imports.

Robinson 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.

Robinson has also had long-time involvement in international education, having worked at AIFS, an international educational travel company, and 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, the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Public-Private Partnerships, and the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC) to the United States Trade Representative. Robinson is a member of the B20 Employment and Education Task Force, and also serves on the IOE management board and as IOE regional vice president for North America. He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware.

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Recent Articles by Peter

Robinson Writes Commentary to Adam Smith Project on Trump Priorities (4/10/2017) - USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson recently contributed commentary to the Adam Smith Project on what he believes should be priority issues for the Trump Administration.
USCIB CEO and President in New York Times (4/7/2017) - Today's edition of The New York Times features a letter to the editor from USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson on UN reform and the need for the United States to continue to play a leading role in the UN system.
White House Priorities for the Trump Administration (1/20/2017) - The United States must develop a strategy for engaging with the wider world in the 21st century, writes USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson.

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