Elizabeth Keller is currently the special assistant and executive officer to the President and CEO. She was previously a program manager and research associate for the CSIS Simon Chair in Political Economy, where she oversaw event management and program outreach, as well as supported the program's research agenda on U.S. economic statecraft and and strategy in the Asia Pacific. Prior to this role, she worked as a research intern for the CSIS Reconnecting Asia project, where she researched and mapped new roads, railways, ports, and other infrastructure projects across Eurasia. Ms. Keller holds a B.A. in international and global studies from Middlebury College.