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William Van Rensalier Parker

William Van Rensalier Parker

William V. Parker is an Associate at PACE Government Services a global business development and government affairs firm based in Washington, DC with offices in Tokyo, Honolulu and Berlin.  In addition he is the Principal of Global Engagement Solutions, LLC, an international consulting firm. Mr. Parker also serves as an Adjunct Fellow for National Security Analysis at John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and Special Advisor for International Affairs to the Space Foundation. Mr. Parker completed a 31-year Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State, culminating at the rank of Minister-Counselor while serving as Foreign Affairs Advisor to General James E. Cartwright, former Commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). Mr. Parker started his career at the United States Information Agency (USIA), the branch of the U.S. Government responsible for strategic communication, public diplomacy abroad and international educational exchanges. USIA was subsumed into the Department of State in 1999. Mr. Parker’s Foreign Service postings include New Delhi, India; the U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium; Davao, Philippines; Paramaribo, Suriname; Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Affairs from Thiel College, in Greenville, Pa., and has trained at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, U.S. Department of State and at the National Security Space Institute (NSSI). He speaks French and survivor Spanish and Dutch.

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  1. WorldDEM - Reaching New Heights (October 22nd, 2012)

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