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Brad P. O’Sullivan

Brad O’Sullivan is the Chief Operating Officer at Strategy Risks. He has over 20 years of experience in general management, corporate finance, real estate and law; holding C-Level positions at various global organizations, both public and private, including the role of CEO. Brad has valuable experience in the Chinese market, most recently serving as the Executive Vice President for TOJOY’s U.S. operations in New York. Additionally, he was Managing Director & General Counsel at Ashir Group, Inc. in the U.S. and China.

Prior to that, Brad O’Sullivan was one of the Managing Partners at Patriot Title & Abstract Co., Inc., a real estate services company that he helped establish and operate for nearly a decade where he was responsible for initiating and maintaining substantial business development, and successfully closing a multitude of transactions. He was also Vice President at Brean Capital LLC, a boutique investment banking firm headquartered in Manhattan with offices worldwide.

Earlier in his career as an attorney, he was an Associate in the Corporate Practice Group at several major international law firms. During the course of his career, Brad has advised on a variety of transactions in excess of several billion dollars across a wide range of industries. He also holds an MBA from Columbia University Business School, and a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University.

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Piper Lounsbury

Piper is the Chief Research and Development Officer at Strategy Risks. For over 25 years, Piper has advised CEOs of multinational companies and start-ups, U.S. government officials and members of Congress, investors, and non-profit leaders on the business implications of working with China. Piper has over ten years of experience working within China leading diverse research and consulting teams, most recently as Executive Director of United Technologies and head of its China operation. She has held various management roles in high-tech companies such as The Boeing Company and served for several years at the U.S.- China Business Council in both Washington, DC and Beijing, China.

Piper graduated from Middlebury College and received her MBA from Norwich University. She is highly-proficient in Mandarin Chinese.


Roxanne Khazarian

Roxanne Khazarian is a senior legal, risk management, investment and finance and licensing executive with years of success as an in-house business partner across a global platform and a diverse range of industries. She has served on non-profit boards and supported boards for public companies, including in her roles as SVP, General Counsel at Gibson Guitar, and as General Counsel & Secretary of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. She has also consulted for private equity, SaaS, sports, entertainment and lifestyle ventures and start-ups, a VC backed SaaS provider and private equity owned healthcare finance start-up.

Previously, she was the General Counsel of Gerald Holdings LLC, a $10 billion a year international commodities trader and financing house based in Stamford, Connecticut. In this role, she was responsible for legal support for day-to-day operations and structured trade, financing and development projects worldwide generated through the US headquarters office and its subsidiary and associated offices in the UK, Switzerland, China, Hong Kong, Russia and Singapore among others.

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Isaac Stone Fish

Isaac founded Strategy Risks because he believes firms and institutions need to better understand, manage and reduce their China risk. He shares these perspectives and insights as a contributing columnist at The Washington Post, an on-air contributor to CBSNews, a visiting fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a columnist on China risk at Barron’s. Previously Isaac served as a senior fellow at the Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, Foreign Policy magazine’s Asia Editor, and as a Beijing correspondent for Newsweek. He has also written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Slate, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Politico, The Daily Beast, and Time, and served as an international affairs analyst for PRI’s The World. His views on China have been quoted in most major English language news outlets, and in Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese media.

Isaac lived in China for seven years, speaks fluent Mandarin, and has visited every Chinese province, special autonomous region, and municipality. His book, America Second: How America’s Elites Are Making China Stronger, on the Chinese Communist Party’s influence in America – and how to push back without being racist or McCarthyist – was published in February 2022. An adjunct at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Truman National Security Project fellow, Isaac is a regular speaker and lecturer at conferences and events around the world.