Mary Kate Carter
  • Associate Manager, International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Mary Kate Carter, associate manager for international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, supports the Chamber’s international trade, investment, and digital economy policy advocacy. She advocates for a market-opening trade agenda with a special focus on digital trade and programs such as the Generalizes System of Preferences (GSP). Carter also collaborates across the International Affairs Division on special projects and programs.

Previously, Carter was a professional staff member on the Senate Committee on Finance where she served on the trade policy team. During her tenure, the committee worked on the negotiation, passage, and implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. She also consulted with the administration on the launch of free trade agreement talks with both the United Kingdom and Kenya and met regularly with stakeholders on an array of trade policy priorities.

Carter received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University and her Master of Arts in International Trade & Investment Policy from The George Washington University, during which time she was a fellow with the Chamber’s International Policy team.