Garrett Workman joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in June 2015. His work focuses on promoting transatlantic trade and investment and regulatory cooperation. He actively supports the work of the Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council, promoting a minimally disruptive British exit from the European Union and strengthening the close economic relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom. Previously, Mr. Workman spent four years as associate director of the Global Business and Economics program at the Atlantic Council, where he led the Council’s advocacy efforts for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Mr. Workman earned his BA degree summa cum laude in political science from the University of Arizona and an MA in transatlantic relations and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Sciences Po in Paris.
He is a 2018-2019 participant in AGI’s project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).
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