About Jennifer Sullivan
Jennifer Sullivan operates an independent international consulting business and is a special adviser to the US-Korea Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Sullivan is also a consultant for Japan Bank for International Cooperation, focusing primarily on projects in Myanmar and Indonesia.
Prior to starting her consulting business, Ms. Sullivan was the General Counsel of International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, overseeing management of 140 staff in 12 countries. She was IFC Deputy General Counsel and before that was the Chief Counsel responsible for IFC’s investment activities in the power sector, the financial markets sector, all investments in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, as well as IFC’s Treasury, Syndications and Underwriting functions.
Ms. Sullivan spent several years with the international law firm of White & Case. She also has handled public offerings, mergers and other securities transactions as an attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Sullivan has held a number of key positions in professional organizations, including Chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on International Investment and Development. She has served as board member or advisor to a wide range of domestic and international animal protection groups. Ms. Sullivan received her juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School and holds a B.A. from Brandeis University.