Dr. Lori Forman

Development Advisor and Professor

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center
for Security Studies
2058 Maluhia Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815-1949

PHONE: 808.971.4081
EMAIL: formanL@apcss.org

Lori Forman joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2011, bringing a unique international background in corporate, government, academic and non-profit sectors. An expert on international economic development and foreign aid, civil society and public-private partnerships, Dr. Forman earned a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, Keio University, and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Prior to joining APCSS Lori held senior corporate positions with Microsoft and Dubai Holding. In government she held senior positions including the U.S. Alternate Executive Director on the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank and Assistant Administrator for Asia and Near East of the US Agency for International Development. Dr. Forman also served in the NGO sector for 11 years, as the Director of the Japan Program of the Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s largest environmental organizations. Dr. Forman began her post-graduate career in Washington D.C., serving as the Senior Political Analyst for the White House pollster.