Wendy Sherman

Senior Counselor @ Albright Stonebridge Group

Wendy ShermanAs Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group, Ambassador Sherman brings decades of experience in business, government, international affairs, and politics to help clients gain understanding of geopolitical developments, navigate international markets, and address policy challenges around the world. In her distinguished service as Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Ambassador Sherman oversaw the bureaus for Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, the Near East, South and Central Asia, the Western Hemisphere, and International Organizations. She also led the U.S. negotiating team in reaching a successful conclusion of the Iran nuclear agreement, and was awarded the National Security Medal by President Barack Obama in recognition of her diplomatic accomplishments. Prior to her most recent service at the State Department, Ambassador Sherman served as Counselor (1997-2001) and Special Advisor to President Clinton and Policy Coordinator on North Korea. In that role, she worked with then Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on every major foreign policy and national security issue. From 1993–1996, Ambassador Sherman served as Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs under Secretary of State Warren Christopher. Earlier in her career, she managed Senator Barbara Mikulski’s first successful campaign for the U.S. Senate and served as Director of EMILY’s List. She is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Aspen Strategy Group.