Stephen E. Biegun is senior vice president of Global Public Policy at The Boeing Company. In this role, he is responsible for advising and executing on Boeing’s global public policy matters in support of the company’s priorities and optimizing relationships with key stakeholders in the U.S. and around the world. He is also a member of the company’s Executive Council.
Prior to Boeing, Stephen served as senior advisor at Macro Advisory Partners since 2021 assisting corporate leaders in minimizing geopolitical risk and business disruption in global markets. He has more than three decades of international affairs experience in government and the private sector, including high-level government service with the Department of State, the White House and the United States Congress.
In 2021, Stephen concluded his most recent government service as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, to which he was confirmed by the Senate with a strong bipartisan vote of 90-3. Earlier, Stephen served for 15 years as a corporate vice president with Ford Motor Company.
Stephen began his career as an international affairs specialist with the United States Congress, serving in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives with a focus on Russia, the former Soviet Union, and Europe, and ultimately rising to a number of senior-level positions including as chief of staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as the national security advisor to the Senate Majority Leader. He served two years as the Executive Secretary of the White House National Security Council, serving as an advisor and deputy to the National Security Advisor. From 1992-94, he was the Resident Program Director in the Russian Federation for the International Republican Institute.
Stephen has volunteered as a board member for several international, national and local non-profit organizations. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy and has led mentoring programs for next generation United States foreign policy and national security leaders.