• Director, Middle East Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sarah Karle is the Director of Middle East Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She is responsible for managing the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council and the U.S.-UAE Business Program. In this role, she works with member companies and key government stakeholders to develop policies that help to promote U.S. business opportunities across the Middle East.

Prior to her role at the Chamber, Sarah worked at the U.S. Department of Treasury in the Office of Technical assistance. She focused on capacity building in infrastructure finance and public private partnerships globally.

Sarah received a Master’s degree in International Development and Economic Policy from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M in 2016, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky. In her free time, Sarah enjoys rock climbing, traveling and yoga. She currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and German Shepherd.