Alice Slayton Clark

Alice Slayton Clark

VP, International Investment and Trade Policy
Tel: 202.682.0051

Alice Slayton Clark is USCIB’s Director for Investment, Trade, and China. Clark brings with her considerable experience in trade policy, having worked in a number of international law firms and consulting practices, as well as on Capitol Hill.

Most recently, Clark has been a Senior Government Relations Advisor for Jacobs Global Trade & Compliance LLC. Prior to this she spent time as an independent International Trade Consultant, and as an International Trade Specialist at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy, Graham & James, and Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Ferdon. She began her trade career in the offices of Representative Robert Torricelli and Senator Bob Graham.

Clark received a BA in Government and Spanish from Oberlin College, and an MA in International Relations From Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. In the past she has served as the President of the Women in International Trade (WIIT) group, and as a leader in local and school organizations.

Recent Articles by Alice

USCIB Releases 2023 Trade and Investment Agenda (3/8/2023) - USCIB released to policymakers and the press its 2023 Trade and Investment Agenda, an annual paper outlining Member objectives for the year. The 2023 priorities include:   Free, open and fair markets are imperative to competitiveness, well-paying skilled jobs and broad-based economic prosperity.  Companies and workers depend on a stable, rules-based trading system to facilitate global commerce and support jobs. […]
USCIB Co-Hosts Webinar on Brazil and Peru’s OECD Accession Process (12/7/2022) - USCIB and Baker McKenzie co-hosted an informational webinar on December 6 regarding Brazil and Peru’s accessions to the OECD. Approximately 140 private sector attendees, including USCIB members, participated in the meeting. USCIB Director for Trade, Investment and China Alice Slayton Clark outlined the OECD accession timeline, including roadmaps, initial memorandum, technical review and political assessment. She also informed industry that […]
USCIB Submits Comments to USTR on Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (4/13/2022) - USCIB submitted comments this week on the trade aspects of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), a new Biden Administration initiative to engage regional partners on economic and trade priorities.

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Alice’s Committees

Banking - The Banking Committee increases the efficiency of global trade by promoting the standardization of international banking and commercial practices and procedures.
China - The China Committee monitors Chinese regulatory developments and engages with international organizations on issues greatly affecting U.S. business in China.
Competition - The Competition Committee promotes international legal policies that favor an open and competitive environment for U.S. business. 
Financial Services - The Financial Services Committee promotes financial stability and an effective regulatory and supervisory framework for global financial markets.
Trade and Investment - The Trade and Investment Committee advocates for opening global markets by eliminating barriers to trade and investment, spurring growth and job creation.

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