The Honorable Alan M. Dunn

The Honorable Alan M. Dunn

Board Member, American Australian Council

Chief Legal Officer
IP3 International Corporation

Mr. Dunn is the Chief Legal Officer of IP3 Corporation, a U.S. company designed to serve as the integrator for the development and operations of peaceful, secure commercial nuclear power in international markets.

Mr. Dunn served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce under President George H. W. Bush and was appointed a Member of the U.S. State Department Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) by both Presidents G.W. Bush & B.H. Obama.

Prior to joining IP3, he was a partner in the law firms of Stewart & Stewart and White & Case. He has been engaged in the practice of international trade and national security law since 1980. Before practicing law, Mr. Dunn was a member of the Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State.

As Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Dunn was among the senior U.S. officials responsible for forming and implementing trade-related policy. He led the U.S. negotiations with Russia regarding the purchase of the High Enriched Uranium (HEU) from their warheads for use in U.S. commercial nuclear power plants (“Megatons to Megawatts”) and served as one of the lead U.S. negotiators in the multilateral GATT Uruguay Round negotiations, which established the World Trade Organization (WTO) and in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations with Mexico and Canada. He also held trade policy responsibility for several industry sectors, including energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, computers, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and metals and served in an ex officio capacity as a director on the board of U.S. Export Import Bank (USEXIM) and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), as well as a member of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Mr. Dunn is a long-serving Director of the American Australian Council (AAC), a non-profit foundation focused on recognizing and preserving the close alliance relationship between the U.S. and Australia and formerly served as President of the AAC Foundation.

The American Australian Council promotes productive and timely bilateral exchanges among leaders in government, business, national security, technology, academic, media, and cultural arenas.