Vice Chair, Freedom House Board of Trustees
Peter Bass is Managing Member of Kingswood Holding, LLC, an international investment and advisory firm. Previously, he worked for more than 10 years in senior positions at the State Department and the White House, including as Executive Assistant to the national security adviser. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy, Sanctions, and Commodities. He was later a Managing Director of Promontory Financial Group, where he advised global financial institutions on governance and compliance matters. Immediately prior to joining Promontory, Mr. Bass was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he was chief of staff to the firm’s President and co-Chief Operating Officer.