- Executive Director, Europe & the U.S.-UK Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Garrett Workman joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in June 2015. His work focuses on promoting transatlantic trade and investment, European digital and health policy, and U.S.-EU regulatory cooperation. Workman also leads the Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council, which is dedicated to resolving commercial challenges related to the UK's exit from the European Union, advocating for pro-growth policies in the UK, and strengthening the close economic relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Previously, Workman spent four years as associate director of the Global Business and Economics program at the Atlantic Council. There he concentrated on a range of issues including the eurozone crisis, workforce development, and international trade. Workman played a leadership role in the Council’s advocacy efforts for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). He was managing editor of the TTIP Action email newsletter and the social media campaign. Workman authored a number of Council publications including TTIP and the Fifty States: Jobs and Growth from Coast to Coast and TTIP: Big Opportunities for Small Business, as well as numerous blogs and op-eds. He was also involved in the Council’s efforts to raise awareness of the economic and geopolitical importance of both Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Before joining the Atlantic Council, Workman served in the office of former Sen. Jon Kyl (AZ), advising the senator on economic policy and international issues. He also worked at Atlantic Partnership, a think tank dedicated to strengthening U.S.-U.K. ties.
Originally from Phoenix, Workman earned a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in political science from the University of Arizona and a master’s in transatlantic relations and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Sciences Po in Paris. He speaks fluent French and has limited proficiency in Spanish.