Shaun Donnelly

Shaun Donnelly

VP, Investment and Financial Services
Tel: 202.682.1221

Shaun Donnelly oversees USCIB’s work on foreign investment policy, treatment of multinational enterprises, financial services and anti-corruption. A career diplomat who has held several senior executive branch posts and joined USCIB in 2011, Donnelly leads business efforts to open markets abroad for American investment and financial services, and to promote high standards of protection for cross-border investment, both in the United States and overseas.

Donnelly brings to USCIB over 30 years’ experience with the U.S. Department of State in a wide range of roles including: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs; U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka; Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Trade; Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia; and a detail as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East. After retiring from the State Department in 2008, Donnelly held positions with the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University.

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Recent Articles by Shaun

Donnelly and Claman Play Key Roles at OECD and BIAC Investment Meetings (3/20/2018) - Citi Director of International Government Affairs Kimberley Claman joined USCIB Vice President Shaun Donnelly at the recent March 12-13 meetings of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Business at OECD (BIAC) Investment Committee meetings in Paris.
“Illicit Trade” Work Heating up at OECD (3/20/2018) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Governance Committee’s Task Force on Illicit Trade is raising its profile and tempo of work and increasing its effort to include the private sector in that workstream.
Donnelly Offers Business Views on OECD Anti-bribery Convention (12/5/2017) - USCIB Vice President for Investment Policy Shaun Donnelly represented business on a panel discussion on November 29 marking the 20th anniversary of the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention organized in Washington by the Coalition for Integrity, “C4I”

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Financial Services - The Financial Services Committee promotes financial stability and an effective regulatory and supervisory framework for global financial markets.

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