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 Harvard University's Kennedy School. She is also a partner at the strategic consulting firm Macro Advisory Partners, a member of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s Foreign Policy Advisory Board, and the chair of the North American Group 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. She 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.

In addition to the Raytheon Technologies board, Dr. O'Sullivan serves on the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is also a member of the International Advisory Group for the British law firm Linklaters, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion and a consultant to companies. She is a trustee of the International Crisis Group and a member of the board of The Mission Continues, a non-profit organization to help veterans. Dr. O'Sullivan is also on the advisory committee for the Women's Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute as well as Columbia University's Center for Global Energy Policy.

She is a 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.

Dr. O'Sullivan 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.