Brussels Forum Session: Perspectives on a New Atlanticism
Stephen E. Biegun is senior vice president of Global Public Policy at The Boeing Company. In this role, he is responsible for advising on global public policy and executing Boeing’s strategy in support of the company’s priorities, and for optimizing relationships with key stakeholders in the United States and around the world. He is also a member of the company’s Executive Council.
Biegun served previously as senior advisor at Macro Advisory Partners, helping corporate leaders to minimize geopolitical risk and business disruption in global markets. He has more than three decades of international affairs experience in government and the private sector, including high-level service in the Department of State, the White House, and the United States Congress.
In 2021, Biegun concluded his most recent government service as deputy secretary of state, to which he was confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote of 90-3. Earlier, he served for 15 years as a corporate vice president with Ford Motor Company.
Biegun began his career as an international affairs specialist with the US Congress, serving in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives with a focus on Russia, the former Soviet Union, and Europe, and ultimately rising to a number of senior-level positions including chief of staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and national security advisor to the Senate Majority Leader. He served two years as the Executive Secretary of the White House National Security Council.