Randall G. Schriver
The Honorable Randall G. Schriver is Chairman of the Board at The Project 2049 Institute, as well as its founder and previous President. In addition, Mr. Schriver is currently a partner at Pacific Solutions LLC. Prior to these roles, Mr. Schriver served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs from January 2018 to December 2019. Before his confirmation as Assistant Secretary, Mr. Schriver was a founding partner of the global business advisory consulting firm Armitage International LLC. Years prior, he served in the State Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He also worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense managing U.S. security relations with the People’s Liberation Army and Taiwan. Prior to his civilian service, he was active duty in the Navy as a Naval Intelligence Officer and served as an attaché at U.S. Embassies in Beijing and Ulaanbaatar while in the reserves. Mr. Schriver has numerous awards from the U.S. government and was presented with the Order of the Propitious Clouds by the President of Taiwan. Mr. Schriver received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Williams College and a Master of Arts degree from Harvard University.