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Benjamin Shobert


Benjamin Shobert

Senior Associate for International Health,
The National Bureau of Asian Research

Benjamin Shobert is Senior Associate for International Health at NBR. He advises and contributes to NBR research programs on international health in Asia.

Mr. Shobert is also the Founder and Managing Director of Seattle-based Rubicon Strategy Group, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in market access work in China's healthcare, life science, and senior care industries. In 2013, Rubicon completed the first syndicated research report on Myanmar's healthcare system. For six years, Mr. Shobert wrote a column for the Asia Times on U.S.-China trade and economic policy with a particular focus on how relations between the two countries were impacted after the 2008 financial crisis. His works have been featured at CNBC, China Business Review, Forbes China, and Harvard Asia Quarterly. Mr. Shobert is also a contributor to the forthcoming new book, The Global Obama.

Mr. Shobert serves on the advisory boards of the Indiana University’s Research Center on Chinese Politics and Business and the IAHSA-China (The Global Aging Network). He is a member of the National Committee on United States–China Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Mr. Shobert holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.


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