Ambassador Stuart Holliday
Ambassador Stuart W. Holliday is the CEO of Meridian International Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit diplomacy center. He served as U.S. Ambassador for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations (2003-2005). Prior to serving at the UN, Ambassador Holliday was Assistant-Secretary of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs. From 2000-2001, he was Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House. Meridian International Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit diplomacy center with the vision that greater understanding and collaboration between the United States and the world leads to a more secure and prosperous future for all. We believe we are stronger at home when globally engaged, so our mission is to strengthen engagement between the U.S. and the world through global leadership, culture and collaboration on shared global issues.