Suzy George brings a wealth of foreign policy, government and management experience to the National Security Council through her long service at the Department of State and as a principal with the Albright Stonebridge Group. Prior to becoming the NCS Chief of Staff in 2014, George served as a Principal at Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) - a global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm; a member of the Operations Committee at Albright Capital Management - an affiliated investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. Providing strategic advice and counsel to business, non-profits and government for over twenty years, Ms. George brings seasoned judgment and insight to solve complex problems. She oversees the firm’s global network and partnerships as well as directing convening initiatives and thought leadership opportunities for ASG’s clients.
From 1997 to 2001, she served as the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of State for Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Ms. George served as a liaison to the White House and other Cabinet agencies for the Secretary of State. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. George served as Special Assistant and Assistant Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. From 1990 to 1993, Ms. George worked for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs on a wide range of projects including coordination of election monitoring missions, development and fundraising. She has traveled to and worked in over a hundred countries on six continents.
Ms. George received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount Holyoke College and the Board of Directors of the National Democratic Institute.