Last updated on: 8/3/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Boucher Biography

Title:
Former Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 5, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Diplomat in Residence, Watson Institute, Brown University
  • Board Member, The Mountain Institute
  • Towsley Policymaker in Residence, Ford School, University of Michigan, 2014
  • Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2009-2013
  • Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Feb. 21, 2006-2009
  • U.S. Department of State’s Spokesman or Deputy Spokesman under six Secretaries of State, 1993-2005
  • Led U.S. efforts as the U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), July 1999-Apr. 2000
  • Headed the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong as the Consul General, 1996-1999
  • U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, Oct. 1993-June 1996
  • Served as U.S. Department of State’s Chief of Mission twice overseas
Education:
  • Graduate Work, George Washington University, Economics
  • BA, Tufts University, 1973
Other:
  • Born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1951