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The Biden Administration made several advisory committee appointments in the last few days. Photo: Pixabay.

Javier Saade appointed to the White House Negotiation and Trade Policy Advisory Committee

He has extensive experience as an investor, operating executive, and entrepreneur.



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This past week, President Joe Biden announced a host of new advisory committees to his administration that include leaders from across the country in a host of industries. One is the White House Negotiation and Trade Policy Advisory Committee, which was established to provide general policy advice to the United States Trade Representative on matters arising in connection with the development, implementation, and administration of U.S. trade policy.

The committee features Latino investor, executive, and entrepreneur Javier Saade.

The committee's functions include negotiating objectives and discussion of positions prior to entering into commercial agreements, the impact of implementation, and all matters related to the operation of any such transaction. It also deals with all other matters arising in relation to the development, implementation, and administration of United States trade policy.


Biden announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to the Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations:

  1. Revathi Advaithi
  2. Manish Bapna
  3. Timothy Michael Broas
  4. Thomas M. Conway
  5. Erica R.H. Fuchs
  6. Marlon E. Kimpson
  7. Ryan LeGrand
  8. Kerman Maddox
  9. Sean M. O’Brien
  10. Javier Saade
  11. Shonda Yvette Scott
  12. Elizabeth Shuler
  13. Nina Szlosberg-Landis
  14. Wendell P. Weeks

Get to know: The White House Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations

“The Committee includes up to 45 members recommended by the U.S. Trade Representative who are appointed by the President and have expertise in general trade, investment, and development issues, including representatives of non-federal governments, labor, industry, agriculture, small business, service industries, retailers, nongovernmental environmental and conservation organizations, and consumer interests,” noted The White House.

Members are recommended by the USTR and collectively have experience in general trade, investment, and economic development issues.

Saade noted that the Committee was established in 1974 to provide general advice on the administration of U.S. trade policy, which involves about $5 billion of economic activity.

Get to know Javier Saade

Saade has decades of experience as an investor, operating executive, entrepreneur, board member, and policymaker.

He is a Managing Partner at Impact Master Holdings; a Venture Partner at Fenway Summer; and serves or recently served on the boards of SoftBank Vision Fund Investment Corp, GP Funding, Inc, Porch Group, The Nature Conservancy, Pan American Development Foundation, and Harvard University's Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship.

He has also held positions on the Global Board of Advisors for Docusign, Inc. and the Corporate Responsibility Board for Univision, and is a contributor to CNBC.

“A few weeks ago, The White House announced several board appointments to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation. I am honored to be one of them and play a small part,” wrote Saade on LinkedIn.

Saade served as Associate Administrator, Chief of Investments and Innovation for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Member of the Committee on Small and Emerging Businesses of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Member of the Transition Team of President Biden focused on the Treasury Department.

Prior to public service, he spent 20 years with organizations including McKinsey & Company, Bridgewater Associates, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Abbott Laboratories, and Air America Media, a company he co-founded.

He has MBAs from Harvard Business School, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Purdue University.


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