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William H. Overhott

Dr. Overholt is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University (2008-present).  He recently served concurrently as President of the Fung Global Institute in Hong Kong. He is the author of six books, most notably “Renminbi Rising” (2016); “Asia, America and the Transformation of Geopolitics” (2008); and “The Rise of China” (1993), along with books on risk analysis and strategic planning.  Previously, he was Asia Policy Distinguished Chair and Director, Center for Asia Pacific Policy, at RAND Corp. (2002-2008).  For 21 years he headed investment bank research teams, mainly in Hong Kong, for Bankers Trust, BankBoston and Nomura. At Hudson Institute, 1971-1979, he managed national security consulting projects and was Director of a business consulting subsidiary.  He received his B.A. from Harvard and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale.

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