Board Of Directors

We are a group of experienced professionals in policy development, international relations, global trade and security, governance, communications, leadership and change management. This group of professionals have served at the highest and most senior levels in public and private sectors. We are all of Iranian origin. Our caliber and experience have withstood the test of time in challenging and complex environments. We have advised heads of state, senior leaders in large private and public organizations, as well as small tactical teams formed to solve specific problems around the world.

Honorable Bijan R. Kian

A twice Senate Confirmed Former member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a former member of the White House Business Council, reporting directly to two presidents of the United States from both major political parties.

Sam Kermanian

Managing Director at Parklane Investments and Director of Asset Management at ICO Investment Group. Among the most esteemed leaders of the Iranian-American Jewish community, he had previously served as the Secretary General of the Iranian American Jewish Federation.

Morteza Anvari Ph.D.

A USA Senior Executive Strategist and Educator serving as the Director of Programs and Strategy at the ASA (FM&C). He is an expert in US-Iran conflicts and his educational site http://anvari.net is greatly referenced by decision-makers.

Behzad Sarem

A former Special Assistant for International Affairs, Office of the Governor, State of California. Deputy Director, Business and Economic Development, Office of the Governor. He has also served as the Chief of the Protocol and a Senior Trade Consultant with the Trade and Commerce Agency, International Trade and Investment Division.

Amir Hamidi, Ph.D.

An internationally recognized expert in global terrorism. He served as Country Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, as well as a Resident Special Agent in Charge of the USDOJ-DEA.