Leslie Griffin is Senior Vice President, International Public Policy at UPS. In that capacity, she works to advance the international trade policy priorities for UPS among the over 220 countries and territories it serves.
Ms. Griffin came to UPS after serving as Vice President of Fontheim International, LLC, an international consulting firm, where she represented clients on global trade and investment priorities. Previously, she was Vice President of International Governmental Affairs for New York Life Insurance Company, where she represented the company's interests on international policy and financial services issues. She also served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO of New York Life International.
Prior to joining New York Life, Ms. Griffin was Managing Director for Asian Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she worked with member companies across multiple sectors on trade policy priorities. While at the Chamber, she also held the roles of Executive Director of the U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Hong Kong-U.S. Business Council. Earlier roles include analyst positions with the American Petroleum Institute and the Congressional Budget Office.
Ms. Griffin taught and studied in Nanjing, China and is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. She is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
Ms. Griffin holds an M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College.