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Leslie Griffin

Principal, Allinea LLC

Leslie Griffin is principal of Boston-based Allinea LLC, which provides global government relations and trade policy support to companies and business associations, foundations, development agencies, and universities.

Leslie was previously Senior Vice President for International Public Policy for UPS, Vice President for International Governmental Affairs for New York Life Insurance Company and Managing Director for Asia at the US Chamber of Commerce. She also served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO of New York Life International.

Leslie taught and studied in Nanjing, China and is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations. She currently serves as president of the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation and was the 2017-2018 president of Women in International Trade, the Washington, DC-based association representing over 700 trade professionals. Leslie is on the boards of WorldBoston, Bunker Hill Community College, and the German-American Business Council of Boston.

She holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.