Suzy George was appointed Chief of Staff of the Department of State on January 20, 2021. Previously, she was a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Organization. From 2018 to 2021, George was Chief Operating Officer for the One Campaign, a global advocacy organization fighting extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases, primarily in Africa.
From 2014 to 2017, George served as Deputy Assistant to the President, Executive Secretary, and Chief of Staff of the National Security Council (NSC). At the NSC, George worked on strategic planning and execution, as well as operations and crisis management.
Before joining the White House, George was a Founder and Principal of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategic advisory firm, and a member of the Operating Committee of Albright Capital Management, a global investment firm. From 1997 to 2001, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of State. She also served as Special Assistant and Assistant Counsel to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 1995 to 1997. Prior to serving in government, George worked for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.
George holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College and a JD from the George Washington University Law School.