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Timothy J. Richards
Managing Director, Government Affairs and Policy, General Electric

AmCham Member for 3.5 years, currently Platinum Member
U.S. Citizen

Timothy "Tim" Richards is General Electric’s Managing Director for Government Affairs and Policy in the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey region. This role includes responsibility for the GE-Mubadala relationship. He is also Chairman of the World Energy Council’s Trade Task Force. Tim has served in a variety of government affairs roles during his 18 year career with GE. Immediately prior to his current role, he was GE’s Managing Director for Energy Policy, with global responsibility for the energy sector. Before joining GE, Tim was the Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Western Europe and the Middle East from 1994 to 1996. He also served as the Trade Policy Attaché at the United States Mission to the European Union in Brussels and as the Director for Information Industry Trade Policy at the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Tim is the co-author of "Intellectual Property Rights: Global Conflict, Global Consensus?" As a member of AmCham's Board of Directors, Tim serves as Chair of the Roundtable Committee and is responsible for the Annual Roundtable Summit. He holds a Masters degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a degree in economics and government from Bowdoin College.  
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