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 Co-Chair 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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