| The new fall fellows at the Center
for Business and Government include high-level bank and finance
officers from Asia, Internet entrepreneurs, leading policy makers
and top researchers from around the world who have come to tackle
projects ranging from charting political and economic reform in
China to creating an international blueprint for electricity market
restructuring, and measuring the impact of technology on society.
The CBG fellows bring experience building businesses
from Bangladesh to Boston and manning the helm of financial institutions,
government agencies and nonprofit organizations from Europe to
the Far East.
The CBG fellows are leaders in business, government
and civil society who will help us to advance our mission to promote
economic growth while strengthening democratic institutions, said
Ira Jackson, Director of the Center for Business and Government.
Among our 32 fall fellows, we have a leading economist of the
Central Bank of China working on the development of the mutual
fund industry; a director of The Prince of Wales Business Leaders
Forum in London pursuing public/private partnerships for peace;
a former Premier who is exploring the relationship between the
military and other government organizations in Taiwan; and the
founder of an education company who is exploring ways to harness
technology to create individualized learning.
CBG fellows share their insights at public seminars,
work with faculty members to advance the research of the Center,
and use the resources and expertise found at CBG to complete special
projects and evaluate and consider public policy initiatives with
applications in the United States and abroad. The roster of fellows
Marshall N. Carter, retired chairman and
CEO of State Street Bank and Trust Company, is a senior fellow
and adjunct lecturer at the Center. Carter’s research and teaching
focuses on issues of leadership in government and business. In
September, he was appointed by the Acting Governor of Masschusetts
to chair a special task force to review Massport operations in
the wake of security concerns at Logan Airport. Carter served
as a Marine Corps officer for 14 years and was awarded the Navy
Cross, Bronze Star and Purple Heart during his duty in Vietnam.
He serves as chairman of the board of Boston Medical Center. Carter’s
course is called “Case Studies in Leadership.”
Patrick Daniel is a senior fellow and the
editor of the Business Times, Singapore’s business daily.
He also writes for the paper and chairs of the organizing committee
for the Singapore Business Awards program. Daniel completed his
MPA at the Kennedy School of Government in 1984. As a senior fellow
at CBG, Daniel will work with the Center’s Asia Pacific Policy
Jerome H. Grossman, M.D., is a senior fellow
and head of a new Kennedy School project on health care delivery
policy. Dr. Grossman is chairman emeritus of New England Medical
Center, Inc., where he served as chairman and CEO from 1979-95;
and is honorary physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Grossman was a member of the founding team of several health care
companies. He was named to the Institute of Medicine of the National
Academy of Sciences in 1983 and served as Scholar in Residence
at the Institute in 1996. As a senior fellow at CBG last academic
year, Grossman authored a report on the state of health care in
Thomas Healey, a senior fellow and adjunct
lecturer, is a managing director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and
the head of its U.S. Institutional Business Development for the
Asset Management Division. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Healey
was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance under
President Reagan. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Counselor
of Real Estate. He writes on investment-related topics such as
global pension fund management and the application of quality
management to the pension industry, alternative investments, and
social security. Healey’s course is “Financial Institutions and
Markets: Regulation and Public Policy.”
Tang Fei, senior fellow with CBG’s China
Public Policy Program, is the former Premier of the Republic of
China. Premier Tang stepping down from his post in October 2000.
Prior to his appointment as Premier, Premier Tang’s career as
a highly decorated military officer spanned 50 years and included
over 300 combat missions. He served as Air Force Chief of Staff
in 1992 and was promoted to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
in 1998, earning the rank of Four Star General. In 1999, he retired
from the military to become Taiwan’s Minister of Defense. Through
his various posts, Premier Tang played an instrumental role in
modernizing Taiwan’s military forces. He is currently the senior
advisor to the President. As a senior fellow, Premier Tang’s research
at the Center focuses on relationship between the military and
other government organizations in Taiwan.
Fiona Woolf is a partner with CMS Cameron
McKenna of London. As a senior partner with the law firm from
1985-1997, she was head of the Energy and Projects Practice group
where she was involved in electricity restructuring and privatization
as well as major power and transmission projects. As a senior
fellow at the Center, she will be working with Professor William
Hogan in the Harvard Electricity Policy Group where her research
will focus on electricity restructuring.
David Banisar, a fellow at the Center’s
Harvard Information Infrastructure Project (HIIP), is deputy director
of Privacy International, a UK-based human rights group, counsel
to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse
University, and a consultant on information issues including privacy,
data protection and Internet security. He is one of the founders
of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Banisar is a prolific
author whose works include “The Electronic Privacy Papers” and
“Privacy and Human Rights: An International Study of Privacy Laws
and Practices,” which reviews the privacy, data protection, and
FOIA laws and practices in 55 countries. He co-authored “Encryption
and Liberty,” covering the encryption policies of 100 countries.
Nolan Bowie is a fellow at HIIP and an
adjunct lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School. Bowie
served as an Assistant Special Prosecutor with the Watergate Special
Prosecution Force, Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights
Bureau of the New York State Department of Law, and as Staff Attorney
and Executive Director of Citizens Communications Center, a public
interest law firm. He has served on advisory panels of the U.S.
Congress, Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), and the National
Information Infrastructure Assistance Program (NTIA). Bowie, who
earned the 2001 Manual C. Carballo Award for Excellence in Teaching
at the Kennedy School, is teaching “Information and Media Regulation
and Public Policy.”
Jason Catlett is president and founder
of Junkbusters Corp. and a fellow at HIIP. A computer scientist
with a Ph.D. in data mining, Catlett is one of the nation’s leading
experts on the interplay between technology, marketing, and privacy.
He has testified on privacy issues before the U.S. Senate, House
of Representatives, and the Federal Trade Commission, among others.
Catlett taught computer science for several years at the University
of Sydney. In 1992, he moved to AT&T Bell Laboratories in
New Jersey where he worked on data mining of large databases.
Huey-Ming Chen comes to the Center from
her current position as the deputy division chief in the economic
research department of the Central Bank of China, Taiwan. She
was appointed by the bank to undertake a research project on the
development of the mutual fund industry and its implications for
financial policies. She has worked in the Central Bank of China
for 10 years where her work focused primarily on monetary policies
and banking conditions. She is now in charge of tracking policy
issues related to the U.S. economic and financial developments
in China at the bank.
Mary Graham is a lawyer, writer and an
experienced analyst of regulatory policies. The HIIP fellow is
the author of “The Morning After Earth Day,” on U.S. environmental
policy (Governance Institute/Brookings May 1999). Graham was elected
to the Board of Directors of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur
Foundation in 2001. She received funding from the Woodrow Wilson
Center for International Scholars to conduct a 1999 conference
on emerging issues in environmental policy such as the use of
information disclosure as a means of regulation.
Paul Hodge returns to the Kennedy School
as a research fellow with the Center and the recipient of the
2000 KSG Lucius N. Littauer Fellowship and the KSG Community and
Public Service Award. Throughout his career, Hodge has been instrumental
in raising public awareness about elder abuse and aging policy
issues. He has two upcoming books, Doing Good By Doing Well” and
The Baby Boom Bust. Among his degrees, Hodge holds an MPA from
the Kennedy School. As a fellow at CBG, Hodge worked with Professor
David Lazer on the research project “DNA and the Criminal Justice
System. This year, Hodge will focus his efforts on a national
aging policy project.
Yanming Luo, a professor and researcher
at the Institute of Contemporary Marxism in the Central Translation
Bureau of China, was formerly a magistrate in the Hebei Providence
of Yi County and a teacher in the Communist Party Cadre of Shandong
Province. He has been a deputy director at the Central Translation
Bureau, the China Center for Comparative Politics and Economics,
and the China Academy of Contemporary Marxism and deputy chief
editor of the Journal of Marxism and Reality. He is the
co-author of the Dictionary of International Communist Movements
in History, and chief author of the Manifesto of the Communist
Party, which was broadcast on China Central Television in 1998
and received China’s top writing award.
Jane Nelson is an internationally recognized
speaker, writer, and thought-leader in the fields of corporate
social responsibility and public-private partnerships. She is
a director at The Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum, an advisor
to companies and international governmental and non-governmental
organizations, and an author of publications on cross-sector partnerships
and business in society. Prior to her work with the Forum, Nelson
was an international banker at Citibank, and university lecturer.
Educated in Africa, Europe and the U.S., she is a former Rhodes
Scholar, Aspen Institute Scholar, Fellow of the 21st Century Trust,
and a Rotary exchange student. Born in Zimbabwe, Nelson has worked
Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
| Susumu Onoyama is an assistant
manager in the LNG Tank Construction office of Obayashi Corporation,
Japan’s second largest construction firm. He tutors high school students
in English and math. He is the elected director of “Life: Live with
Friends on the Earth, a nonprofit organization that constructs water
wells and plants trees in Indian and Indonesian villages.
Iqbal Quadir, also lecturer in public policy,
founded GrameenPhone to connect the rural areas of Bangladesh by
building a nationwide cellular network. With the support of Grameen
Bank of Bangladesh and Telenor AS of Norway, Quadir conceived and
developed the company’s basic concept of providing telephone access
to the rural poor to create village-based micro-enterprises that
would improve the standard of living. In 1999, the World Economic
Forum recognized Quadir’s work by honoring him as a Global Leader
for Tomorrow. Currently, Quadir is an active member of the World
Economic Forum’s Task Force on the Digital Divide. He teaches Technology
and Economic Development in the Fall and Technology and Governance
in the Spring.
Jordan D. Ryan most recently was director
of the Office of the Administrator of the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) in New York. At UNDP, he provided strategic advice
on key issues including policy and change management. Ryan was previously
assigned to the UNDP Country Offices in Vietnam and China, where
he managed projects on reform of the economic and legal systems
and environmental issues. Ryan joins the Center to research the
economic development and social transition process of Vietnam before
he becomes the UNDP’s Resident Coordinator for Vietnam.
Maria Christina Scharf is a research fellow
at the Institute of Public Services and Tourism at the University
of St. Gallen in Switzerland, where she coordinates the Center of
Excellence for Electronic Government. An Austrian citizen, Scharf
held the positions of project assistant at the European Commission
and project manager at the International Road Transport Union in
Brussels. As a CBG fellow, Scharf will focus her research on the
relationship between e-government and public sector reforms and
knowledge transfers between public sector organizations and citizens.
Rina Spence was formerly the president and
CEO of iEmily.com, Inc., an Internet company focused on the health
and wellness of teenage girls. She served as acting president and
CEO of Consensus Pharmaceuticals Inc., founder and CEO of the Spence
Center for Women’s Health, and CEO of Emerson Hospital and Emerson
Health Systems, Inc. for ten years. Spence holds an MPA from the
Kennedy School. Her research and engagement focuses on women and
Kazuhiro Suda is senior director of research
at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) of the Cabinet
Office for the Government of Japan. Prior to working with ESRI,
he worked as a senior government official in the field of telecommunications
and broadcasting policy. Early in his career, Suda was involved
in the introduction of competition into the Japanese telecommunications
market. Working with the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project,
his research will look at optimum conditions for the development
of future information infrastructure based on new technologies and
on policy options for future IT investment in Japan.
Toshiyuki Takamizo is the manager of business
development planning for Panasonic Corporate Systems, a U.S. subsidiary
of Matsushita Electric. Mr. Takamizo is a graduate of Kobe University,
has a master’s degree in business administration from the International
University of Japan and has participated in an exchange program
at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the
Netherlands. His research will be on the impact of the IT revolution
Anthony Tjan is an HIIP fellow and the founding
CEO and former executive vice president of ZEFER, a top Internet
consulting firm. Since 1993, he has served as a regular participant
and external staff member to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and
was one of the 100 people worldwide named by the WEF as a “Global
Leader for Tomorrow.” Tjan is a graduate of Harvard College and
received his MBA from the Harvard Business School. Working with
the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project, his research will
be on the expanding role of technology in emerging countries.
Jean-Robert Tyran is a lecturer in economics
at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. His research interests
are in environmental policy, causes and consequences of nominal
rigidities, and public finance. Past fellowships include the Stockholm
School of Economics, the London School of Economics and the University
of Zurich. Tyran received his undergraduate certificate from the
University of Zurich, summa cum laude, and pursued his doctoral
studies at the London School of Economics. While at CBG, he is conducting
research on pricing in consumer markets.
Robert Waldron is CEO of Score Learning,
Inc. of Oakland, California and formerly vice president of Kaplan
where he started the Kaplan After School program. Waldron spent
three years at Morgan Stanley where he was an analyst in public
finance and worked as an associate in fixed-income trading. He received
his MBA from the Harvard Business School. Waldron will be working
with Professor Richard Light on research involving the application
of the Internet in creating measurable learning outcomes for children.
Yi Wang is vice governor of the China Development
Bank where he is responsible for international business, investment
banking, and information technology. He is also the former vice
chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. His previous
positions include deputy director of the Office of the Securities
Commission of the State Council, deputy director/division chief
of the General Office of the Management Bureau of the State Council
and assistant professor at Beijing University. As a CBG fellow,
Wang will compare the financial system, operation environment and
management behavior of financial institutions in the U.S. and China
in preparation for China’s accession to the WTO.
Xiao Wei is managing director and vice president
of the Beijing International Trust and Investment Corporation, Ltd
where his responsibilities include trust and investment, venture
investment, and research and development. Previously, he was director
of the International Department of the Industrial and Commerce Bank
of China. His primary focus is addressing the challenge of China’s
adaptation to economic globalization.
Yongping Wu is a postdoctoral fellow of the
Center for Business and Government. Wu received his Ph.D. from
the Research School of Asian, African, and Amerindian Studies at
Leiden University, the Netherlands. His research showed that small-to-medium-sized
enterprises, not conglomerates, served as the main engine of industrialization
in Taiwan. He taught Modern History of Non-Western Countries as
a lecturer at Peking University from 1989 to 1993. Dr. Wu’s fields
of interest include government-business relations, production systems,
and comparative political economy.
Fumi Yamauchi recently completed her doctoral
degree at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. She interned at the
UN in New York and UNESCO in Paris where she was awarded a research
fellowship following her internship. Her research at CBG will center
on social development and grassroots activism, particularly among
Xuedong Yang is an assistant professor at
the China Center for Comparative Politics and Economics at Beijing
University. He has published numerous books on Chinese local politics
and the publication of his doctoral dissertation, “Market Development,
Society Growth and State Building: Take the County as an Analytical
Unit,” is forthcoming. Yang is a graduate from Beijing University.
As a CBG fellow, Yang will be researching China’s political system
reform at the town and county levels.
Karen Yeung is a law fellow at St Anne’s
College, Oxford and the Linnells’ University Lecturer in Commercial
Law at the University of Oxford. Her research interests lie in
public law and economic regulation with an emphasis on issues relating
to regulatory enforcement. She recently acted as an advisor to the
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on a number of issues
relating to the enforcement of Australian competition law. Her work
at the Center will focus on fundamental rights and commercial regulation.
Cheng-fu Zhang is professor of public administration
and Vice-Dean of the School of Public Administration at Renmin University
in China. He has written extensively on public management and administration,
administrative decision-making and human resource management. Zhang
will be working with Professor Elaine Kamarck on strategies and
experiences of American government reinvention and its implications
for Chinese government reform.
Lei Zhang is a lecturer and Ph.D. candidate
in the department of political science at China’s Tsinghua University.
His research interests include the comparative study of Chinese
and American politics; China’s political system reform and public
policy; and the cross-cultural study of political impact on government.
He has published a book on China’s political economy and reform
and authored several articles on Chinese politics. As a fellow at
CBG, Zhang will work with Professor Anthony Saich.