George F. Paik
George F. Paik is a former political affairs officer in the U.S. Foreign Service, and a twenty year veteran of U.S. capital markets. He is a Managing Director at Lord Capital, LLC, a global finance firm in New York.. His diplomatic career straddled the end of the Cold War; that work included political analysis, human rights, trade affairs, and environmental policy, in the Department of State and at postings in Brazil and in Trinidad and Tobago. Paik is a past Chairman of the Board of the World Affairs Forum in Stamford, CT and an active member of The American Committees on Foreign Relations, the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, and other foreign affairs related organizations. his writings have appeared on FPA Blogs, and on US News and WorldReport and World Policy Journal websites.