The Mexico Institute of the Wilson Center is pleased to congratulate the Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison on her confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to NATO. In this role, Hutchison will represent the United States at NATO headquarters in Belgium. 

Kay Bailey Hutchison is a member of the Mexico Institute's Advisory Board.

Hutchison is a former United States Senator (R) from Texas. She served in the U.S. Senate for 20 years, retiring in 2013. Since stepping down from her seat in the Senate, she has served as senior counsel at Bracewell LLP, representing clients in banking, energy, transportation, telecommunications, and public policy. 

Additionally, she serves on the Executive Council of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business at the University of Texas at Austin. The Mission of the KBH Energy Center is to train the next generation of energy leaders; produce objective analyses of business, legal, and policy questions; convene experts to promote dialogue on current energy topics; and analyze emerging energy issues in Latin America.

Congratulations, Ambassador Hutchison, from all of us at the Wilson Center.