Counselors

Counselors are chosen for their accomplishments in the policy community and past responsibilities in the public and private sectors. Many of them also serve on the CSIS Board of Trustees.

The CSIS Counselors provide intellectual guidance to the Center. They are individuals who have dedicated their lives to helping solve complex and multifaceted global problems. CSIS benefits from their insight and experience. Below is a list of our current counselors.

  Richard Armitage
  Former Deputy Secretary of State

  

  William H. Frist
  Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader

  

Benjamin W. Heineman Jr.
Distinguished Senior Advisor, CSIS

  

  Carla A. Hills
  Former U.S. Trade Representative

  

William T. Keevan
Senior Advisor, Chess Consulting LLC

  

  Henry A. Kissinger
  Former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Adviser

  

  Howard Leach
  Former U.S. Ambassador to France

  

  Sam Nunn
  Former U.S. Senator