President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations,
Stephen Orlins has been President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations since 2005. Previously he served as Managing Director of Carlyle Asia, Chairman of Taiwan Broadband Communications, and President of Lehman Brothers Asia. Mr. Orlins was a member of the State Department legal team that helped establish diplomatic relations with China, and practiced law with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. At the National Committee, he leads briefings and delegations for senior military officers, members of Congress and other policy makers and runs U.S.-China track II dialogues on economic, maritime, energy, rule of law, healthcare, and strategic issues. He received his BA from Harvard and JD from Harvard Law School.