Peter Robinson

Treasurer of the Board of Directors
AFS Returnee, U.S. to Austria 1972-73, AFS Host Parent, AFS-USA Board Member, former AFS International Trustee

Peter is past (2005-2023) President and CEO of the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB).

Robinson previously served as USCIB’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He helped establish key USCIB practice areas, including e-commerce and customs/trade facilitation.

Robinson has also had long-time involvement in international education, having worked at AIFS, an international educational travel company and served on the boards of directors of American Field Service (AFS) Intercultural Programs, AFS-USA, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. He was an appointee to the President’s Committee on the International Labor Organization and served on the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Public-Private Partnerships and the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC) to the United States Trade Representative. Robinson was also a member of the B20 Employment and Education Task Force and served on the International Organization of Employers (IOE) management board and as IOE regional vice president for North America. He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware. He was an AFS exchange student to Austria and attended the University of Vienna as a Rotary International Scholar.