Robert Grant is the director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC). He is responsible for the Center’s engagement with international governments and the Geneva-based multilateral organizations.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Grant led global government affairs for hotel giant IHG, where he engaged international governments on competition, trade, and technology policy issues. He began his career working on policy and political issues for the U.K. government, which culminated in his being posted to the British Embassy in Washington DC. After the embassy, Grant spent time as a public affairs advisor at the U.S. State Department and handled the U.S. and international government relations for Japanese trading firm Mitsubishi Corporation.
Grant was educated at the University of York and the London School of Economics.