Richard N. Holwill

Ambassador Richard Holwill is vice president of public policy at Alticor in Washington, D.C. - the parent company of the Amway Corporation - where he manages worldwide government affairs efforts. He chairs a trade advisory committee for U.S. Trade Representative and the Asia Task Force at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He has testified before Congress on international trade issues and U.S. policy toward China.

Ambassador Holwill served to the rank of ambassador in the U.S. Department of State and has extensive experience in Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the countries of the former Soviet Union. He has published two books on public policy and numerous articles in major publications. His areas of expertise include international trade, international investment disputes, and the resolution of business problems in foreign markets.

Ambassadorial Post(s)

Ecuador, (1988 - 1989)

Areas of Expertise