Dr. William J. Parker III Named New COO at the EastWest Institute

News | November 10, 2015

The EastWest Institute Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer have named Dr. William J. Parker III as the institute's Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

"I'm thrilled that Bill will be joining our team," EWI's CEO and President Cameron Munter said. "His vast professional leadership and geopolitical strategic planning experiences in some of the most conflict-ridden areas of the globe make him the perfect choice to help lead us into the next chapter of our institute's great history."

Parker is a retired senior naval officer who holds a doctorate from George Mason University's Department of Molecular and Microbiology; an MPA from Harvard's John F Kennedy School of Government and a BS from the United States Air Force Academy where he was a distinguished military graduate.

The EastWest Institute endeavors to reduce international conflict, addressing seemingly intractable problems that threaten world security and stability. EWI forges new connections and builds trust amongst global leaders and influencers, helps create practical new ideas, and takes action through our network of global decision-makers. Independent and nonprofit since its founding in 1980, the institute has offices in New York, Brussels, Moscow and Washington.

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