Peter Roskam (Co-Vice Chair)

Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives

Peter Roskam, a former six-term U.S. Representative from Illinois, is a partner at Sidley Austin LLP providing strategic counsel to clients whose business needs involve law, government, media and public policy. While in Congress he served in the House Leadership,  chaired three major subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee and was a primary architect of the historic 2017 overhaul of the America’s tax code.

He chaired the U.S. House Democracy Partnership, a bipartisan commission supporting emerging democracies abroad and co-chaired the India Caucus, the Korea Caucus, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat Anti-Semitism and the Republican Israel Caucus. He was a member of the Select Committee on Events surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi, Libya.

Peter sits on the Board of Directors for the National Endowment for Democracy, the Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund Selection Committee and the Center for U.S. Global Leadership. In 2019, he was a Resident Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.