national security expert

Ambassador Nancy Soderberg

Serving our nation as ambassador and national security expert for 30 years.

With over thirty years of experience in foreign policy, Ambassador Soderberg has served in the White House, the United Nations, the United States Senate and on four presidential campaigns. She also has senior level experience in the nonprofit world.  She has a deep understanding of policy-making and negotiations at the highest levels of government and the United Nations. She has promoted democracy and conflict resolution worldwide. 

Ambassador Soderberg is President and CEO of Soderberg Global Solutions, an international consulting firm. She is also the Director of the Public Service Leadership Program at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.  She is on the Board of Advisors to the President of the Naval Postgraduate School and Naval War College.  She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  In 2011, President Barack Obama appointed her as Chair of the Public Interest Declassification Board, an advisory committee established by Congress to promote public access to U.S. national security decisions, a position she held through 2014.  She served on the Board of the Jacksonville Port Authority 2013-2015. She holds a senior-level security clearance.

From 2009 to 2013, Ambassador Soderberg served as President of Connect U.S. Fund, a Washington, D.C. based foundation that promotes responsible global engagement.




Jacksonville Beach, Florida Washington, D.C.


(904) 322-9233

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Blogs + News

NEWs: Ambassador soderberg quoted in the nation

 “Anybody who’s a governor has got the skills to succeed in that job,” Soderberg said. “She [former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley] doesn’t know much about foreign policy, but they said that about Clinton, too. She’s not steeped in the issues. My guess is that she’s perfectly qualified to do that job if she hires some good people around her.”     READ MORE 

BLOG: Will Trump Allow Haley to Succeed as UN Ambassador?

What positions Trump takes on key UN issues will largely determine whether Haley is a success or a failure. Trump’s record to date on UN issues points to an instinct to undermine the organization. He has called climate change a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese, spoken of canceling the US participation in the UN Paris climate agreement and said he would end any payments to UN climate programs.    READ MORE

NEWS: ALJAZeera news interviews ambassador soderberg about the taliban's existance today in afganistan  

"It is not impossible that the Taliban will come back to power. They are an element, they're not going away, and in order to have peace - not necessarily yet prosperity in Afghanistan, they're going to have to be part of that fabric of society," says Nancy Soderberg. READ MORE

For eight years, Nancy Soderberg served with distinction and creativity at the highest levels of American government. She is uniquely positioned to explain how the world works in this new era-and when it’s in danger of breaking down.
— Dr. Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State

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