Governance Board Member
Patrick Costello is a Senior Vice President at Mercury Public Affairs and a recognized expert in U.S. foreign policy, trade policy, and business diplomacy. He previously served as the CEO of the American Security Project (ASP), a non-partisan national security think tank in Washington, DC. He spent over a decade at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, where he held a number of senior roles and directed CFR’s interactions with Washington policymakers, most recently as director of Washington External Affairs.
Costello was a government relations counselor with International Business-Government Counselors, where he provided strategic advice and direct representation assisting businesses in international government relations activities.