Diplomacy Speakers

World peace may be a far-off dream, but diplomacy lays the foundation for the promise of peace. Invite WSB’s diplomacy speakers such as former Secretaries of State, Prime Ministers, White House officials, and CIA Directors to your next event to discuss the importance of diplomacy in the modern world—as well as its challenges. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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William McRaven

Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (2011-2014) and of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (2008-2011); Chancellor of the University of Texas System (2015-2018); Best-selling Author

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Platon

World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer; Founder, The People's Portfolio

$40K - $70K
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James Stavridis

16th Supreme Allied Commander, NATO; Partner and Vice Chair, Global Affairs of The Carlyle Group; New York Times Bestselling Author

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Theresa May

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2016-2019)

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Tony Blair

Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1997-2007)

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John Brennan

CIA Director (2013–2017); Senior Intelligence and National Security Analyst at NBC and MSNBC

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David Petraeus

Director, CIA (2011-2012); Commander of U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces-Afghanistan (2010-2011); Partner, KKR

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Richard Haass

President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations and Senior Counselor, Centerview Partners

Over $70,000
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David Gergen

Senior Political Analyst, CNN

$40K - $70K
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Gordon Brown

The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2007-2010) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997-2007)

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Robert Gates

Transformational Leader; Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); Bestselling Author

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Andrew Card

White House Chief of Staff (2001-2006)

$25K - $40K
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John Major

Former Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Roger Ferguson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) (2008-2021); Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System (1999-2006)

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Michael McFaul

U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2012-2014); Stanford Professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow; Washington Post Columnist; NBC News Analyst

$25K - $40K
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Leon Panetta

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011), Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton (1994-1997), Director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (1993-1994) and Co-founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy

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Chuck Hagel

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2013–2015); U.S. Senator (1997–2009); Co-founder, Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc.

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John Bolton

Author, The Room Where It Happened; National Security Advisor (2018-2019); U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2005-2006)

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Steven Chu

U.S. Secretary of Energy (2009-2013), Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist and Professor, Stanford University

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Secretary General of NATO (2009-2014) and Prime Minister of Denmark (2001-2009)

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William Cohen

Distinguished Statesman, Secretary of Defense (1997-2001) and CEO, The Cohen Group

$25K - $40K
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James Baker

The Honorable James A. Baker, III, 61st U.S. Secretary of State

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