Alison Kutler

Alison Kutler serves as the leader of the Strategic Policy Advisers practice at PwC. Alison has more than 20 years experience in government and the private sector developing and leading business, regulatory and policy strategies at the U.S. and global level.

Prior to joining PwC, Alison served as Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. Alison previously served as Senior Vice President of Government Relations for the Americas at Visa Inc. In this capacity, Alison led Visa’s government relations efforts with responsibility for developing and managing the company’s legislative and regulatory strategy for the Americas and also supported the business globally in Russia, China and other key markets. Alison previously held the position of Vice President, External Affairs at Rio Tinto, where she led advocacy and policy for the U.S. and Latin America and supported significant projects in Africa and Mongolia. Before that, she was a partner in the Public Law and Policy Strategies Group at the international law firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP.

Alison also held other senior roles in the U.S. Government as the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Export-Import Bank and as Director of the Trade Advocacy Center located within the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. She previously held positions at the U.S. Department of Commerce, the White House, and has experience in Congress.

Alison received a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University. She is a member of the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors, serves as Vice President of KEEN, an innovative nonprofit that provides sports opportunities to children with severe and profound disabilities, and serves as a board member of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.

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