Board of Governors

Rukmini Callimachi, Active Board

Rukmini Callimachi is a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Before joining the Times in 2014, she spent the previous seven years in Africa, covering a 20-country beat as the West Africa bureau chief for The Associated Press. Her job involved parachuting into countries in the hours after a coup d'etat, as well as chronicling some of the continent's most complex conflicts.

Rukmini Callimachi
Anupreeta Das, Active Board

Anupreeta Das writes about Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway for The Wall Street Journal. She also tracks the global flow of wealth by writing profiles of billionaires and where they are putting their money to work. She has previously reported for Reuters and several U.S. and Indian publications. She won an OPC Foundation scholarship in 2006.

Anupreeta Das
Chris Dickey, Active Board

Chris Dickey is the foreign editor of The Daily Beast, based in Paris. Previously he was the Paris bureau chief for The Daily Beast and for Newsweek Magazine. He served as the Washington Post bureau chief in Cairo, and before that in Mexico City, where he took his first posting as a foreign correspondent in 1980. He is the author of four nonfiction books and two novels.

Chris Dickey, photo: Peter Turley
Scott Gilmore, Active Member

Scott Gilmore is an international columnist for Maclean’s Magazine, and was previously a Canadian diplomat who worked in Central and Southeast Asia. He is the founder and CEO of the New York-based charitable social enterprise Building Markets, and has spent a decade building programs, expanding operations, establishing corporate partnerships and fundraising.

Scott Gilmore
Peter S. Goodman, Active Board

Peter S. Goodman is editor-in-chief of the International Business Times, overseeing some 150 journalists on five continents.

he began his career as a freelancer in Southeast Asia and then served as Shanghai bureau chief for the Washington Post, with reporting stints in Iraq, Turkey, and Latin America. He was the national economic correspondent for The New York Times during the Great Recession. Then he...

Peter S. Goodman
Charles Graeber, Active Board

Charles Graeber is a New York Times bestselling author, an award winning journalist and contributor to numerous publications including Wired, GQ, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, National Geographic, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek and The New York Times. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes, NPR's Fresh Air, and the BBC among others. His piece for Bloomberg Businessweek on...

Charles Graeber
Steven L. Herman, Active Member

Steven L. Herman is a longtime OPC member and has worked in Asia for the past 25 years, currently as Southeast Asia bureau chief for the Voice of America, based in Bangkok, following previous VOA postings in New Delhi and Seoul.

He has previously served as president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan and the Seoul Foreign Correspondents’ Club. He is also actively involved with the Asian American Journalists Association and the South Asian Journalists...

Steven L. Herman
Najali Kamat, Active Board

Najali Kamat is a correspondent for Fault Lines, Al-Jazeera’s flagship current affairs documentary program. She has reported from the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the U.S. since 2002. Her recent stories have covered the civil war in South Sudan, labor trafficking on US military bases in Afghanistan (which won an Overseas Press Club award), Bangladesh’s garment industry (which won a Peabody and an RFK Journalism award and was nominated for an Emmy), and...

Najali Kamat
Azmat Khan, Active Board

Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News. She was previously senior digital producer and reporter with Al Jazeera America’s flagship news program "America Tonight."

Azmat Khan
Dan Klaidman, Active Board

Dan Klaidman is the deputy editor of Yahoo News, where he provides day-to-day oversight of all editorial operations. He spent much of his career at Newsweek, as an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, Washington bureau chief and managing editor. For most of that time, he has been deeply involved in foreign coverage.

Dan Klaidman