Carmine D’Aloisio is a business consultant to international companies, economic development organizations, and trade associations, and an innovator in residence at American University in Washington. A former U.S. diplomat in Europe, East and South Asia, and the Middle East, he brings more than three decades of commercial advocacy and trade facilitation assistance to U.S. and international firms and global management of trade and investment development programs overseas and in Washington, DC. He also is senior project consultant to the American Academy of Diplomacy for the Academy’s Commercial Diplomacy Project identifying requirements to address challenges of today’s global marketplace.
Previously, Mr. D’Aloisio served as the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Senior Commercial Officer for Europe where he created, developed, and led an innovative regional field unit based out of Rome with 250 employees at Embassies in 22 European countries promoting U.S. exports and reverse investment and protecting U.S. economic interests abroad. Earlier he led U.S. Embassy and Consulate commercial teams in India, Korea, The Philippines, Thailand, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Italy. Mr. D’Aloisio served twice in Washington as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Operations, where he managed U.S. Commercial Service Operations in more than 85 foreign markets. He started his economic development career as legislative aide in Washington to Congressman Paul Tsongas of Massachusetts.
For service in the Middle East, Mr. D’Aloisio and his teams received two Gold Metals, the Department of Commerce’s highest awards, for their contributions to U.S. economic and business interests in Kuwait in 1992 and in Saudi Arabia in 1991.
Mr. D’Aloisio earned his M.A. in International Relations from American University and his B.A in History from Suffolk University.