Oakley Johnson is a Senior Director of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. Drawing on 40 years of international private sector experience, Mr. Johnson helps clients develop and implement their international business and financial strategies.
Prior to joining Albright Stonebridge Group, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President at AIG in charge of the Corporate Affairs functions. In that role, he managed the government affairs and public policy issues affecting the company’s operations on a global basis.
Over a 24-year career at AIG, he helped build the company into one of the largest insurance and financial services firms in the world, and directed global government relations and public affairs, corporate social responsibility, and environment and climate change programs.
Mr. Johnson managed successful efforts to open new markets in China, Korea, India, Pakistan and Vietnam; directed the company’s effort to become the first U.S. insurer to establish a global environment footprint program and a policy on global warming; and led the industry coalition that brought about the first-ever Financial Services Agreement in the World Trade Organization.
Previously, Mr. Johnson served as Manager of the International Programs Department; Director of Asia/Pacific Affairs; and Associate Director of International Investment Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
During his time at the Chamber, Mr. Johnson founded the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council; served as Executive Director of the U.S.-Japan Business Council; and organized the U.S.-India Business Council.
He also managed business diplomacy programs and developed and implemented policy positions on international business issues including voluntary codes governing business activities abroad; anti-corruption practices; international tax; and U.S. investment abroad and foreign investment in the U.S.
Mr. Johnson currently serves on the board of the Committee for Economic Development and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He formerly served on the boards of Transparency International USA; the Executive Council on Diplomacy; the World Business Council for Sustainable Development; the Center for International Private Enterprise; the Corporate Advisory Council to the Peterson Institute for International Economic Policy; the International Policy Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; the Policy Advisory Board to the Asia Society; the U.S.-China Business Council; and the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council.
Mr. Johnson earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Denver and his M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.