Carla A. Hills is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hills & Company, International Consultants, which advises companies on global trade and investment issues, particularly in the emerging markets.
Ambassador Hills served as U.S. Trade Representative (1989-93), in which capacity she was President Bush's principal advisor on international trade policy.
Ambassador Hills served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Ford Administration. From 1974-75, she was Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
Ambassador Hills serves on a number of corporate boards. She is Vice Chair of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the U.S.-China Business Council, and the Inter-American Dialogue; Trustee of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Institute of International Economics; Member of the Board of the Asia Society; and a Member of the Trilateral Commission.
Ambassador Hills received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University, her law degree from Yale University, and has studied at Oxford University.