Wilson Center Experts
Anne L. Alonzo recently joined Kraft Foods Global in the new position of Vice President for Global Public Policy. She leads all global corporate affairs work in the areas of sustainability, tariffs, tax and trade, and health and wellness. Before joining Kraft, Alonzo worked as Senior Vice President at the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) in Washington, D.C. At the NFTC, she played an integral role in the Congressional passage of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement and was part of the private sector leadership team promoting passage of the pending U.S. trade agreements with Columbia, Panama and Peru. Prior to her tenure at the NFTC, Alonzo served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of Commerce International Trade Administration and as the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Attaché to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City. In this position she played a key role in the NAFTA negotiations. In 2005, she was recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the year's 100 Most Influential Hispanic leaders in the U.S. Alonzo holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a JD from Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois.