Board of Directors

Margaret L. O'Sullivan

Margaret (Meghan) L. O’Sullivan

Professor, Harvard University Kennedy School

Margaret (Meghan) L. O’Sullivan is a member of the Raytheon Technologies Board of Directors. She brings expertise in international affairs, government affairs and risk management.

Dr. O’Sullivan has been a member of the Raytheon Technologies board (including her service on the predecessor United Technologies Corporation board) since 2017.

She is the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and the director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at the Harvard University Kennedy School. She is also North American Chair of the Trilateral Commission. Dr. O'Sullivan served on the National Security Council as special assistant to President George W. Bush, and she was the deputy national security advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan.

Dr. O’Sullivan additionally served as deputy director of governance for the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority, and in the State Department as principal advisor to the President’s Special Envoy to the Northern Ireland Peace Process. She was a fellow at The Brookings Institution from 1997 to 2001.

She is on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as the International Crisis Group, and is a trustee of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Dr. O’Sullivan is a director of the veterans’ advocacy organization Mission Continues, and is a member of the advisory council for the George W. Bush Institute Women’s Initiative and the Aspen Strategy Group.

Dr. O’Sullivan is the recipient of the Medal for Distinguished Public Service from the U.S. Department of Defense, the highest award given to civilians, and a three-time recipient of the U.S. Department of State’s Superior Honor Award.

She holds a doctorate in politics from Oxford University, a master’s degree in economics from Oxford University and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.

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