Matthew Shannon Stumpf is the Director of the Washington, D.C. office of ASPI and the Asia Society. He serves as ASPI’s Washington liaison to foreign embassies and to various U.S. government agencies and bureaus, and he plays an instrumental role in ASPI’s policy dialogues and other projects.
Mr. Stumpf was previously Special Assistant to the Administrator at the U.S. Agency for International Development and Program Officer for International Peace and Security at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, focusing on Asian security. He has also served in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, and its predecessor bureaus, the Bureau of Nonproliferation and the Bureau of Arms Control, advancing U.S. nonproliferation and counterproliferation efforts in Asia.
Mr. Stumpf received a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.