Director, National Security & Competitiveness | GBA
Alex Manning serves as the Director of National Security and Competitiveness Policy for the Global Business Alliance (GBA). In this role, Alex lobbies government officials on policies that impact America’s ability to attract and retain foreign direct investment, including supply chain regulations, government procurement policies, cybersecurity and data privacy initiatives, CFIUS and export control activities, as well as political participation policies. Alex has nearly 15 years of policy experience including 10 years on Capitol Hill in a variety of roles including Staff Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee and Legislative Director for Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX-10). Alex also served as a lobbyist for IBM and for the law firm Arent Fox LLP.
Alex completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas, Austin and his graduate work at the University of Missouri. He lives in Alexandria with his wife and daughter.