Helps international corporates and investors assess geopolitical uncertainties and complexities and advises them on how to navigate political and regulatory environments at the national and global level.
Worked for over two decades as a US diplomat, with a special focus on China, and earlier as an investment banker in Germany.
Loves long hikes and long bike rides, as well as good company, good movies and good books.
As a Consulting Partner in the Berlin office of FGS Global’s Government Affairs, Policy & Advocacy Division, William “Bill” Klein brings over three decades of experience leading diverse multinational teams in both the public and private sectors. He helps international corporates and investors assess geopolitical uncertainties and complexities and advises them on how to navigate political and regulatory environments at the national and global level.
Prior to joining the firm, he spent a total of over 20 years in the diplomatic service of the United States, representing its diplomatic, economic and security interests in China, Taiwan, Ukraine, Israel, India, Qatar and Washington, DC. Earlier, he built and led profitable capital markets teams for German banks in Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig.
Bill studied Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin and History and Mass Communication at the University of Utah. He is also a non-resident senior associate at the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.