John Raidt is a fellow at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. Raidt has over 30 years of public policy experience including national and homeland security, commerce, energy, the environment, and natural resource management. In 2008, Raidt served as deputy to Gen. James L. Jones (USMC-Ret.), Special Envoy for Middle East Regional Security, focusing on resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. He has served as a senior staff member in the U.S. Senate, including as the Legislative Director for U.S. Sen. John McCain and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. He is the author of the Chamber Foundation report American Competitiveness and numerous other published articles and papers on public policy, business, and government.
Raidt is vice president of Jones Group International and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.