Randt, Clark T. Jr. "Sandy" - from United States

ID: 34053
Organization: CFR-D
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017

Lawyer and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from July 23, 2001 to January 20, 2009, making him the longest-serving U.S. Ambassador to China. Randt was formerly a partner with the law firm of Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong, where he headed the firm's China practice.

From 1968 to 1972, Randt served in the United States Air Force Security Service, and in 1974 he was the China representative of the National Council for United States-China Trade

Randt was a resident of Beijing from 1982 through 1984 where he served as First Secretary and Commercial Attache at the U.S. Embassy. He then lived in Hong Kong for 18 years, most recently as a partner with the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling where he headed the firm's China practice. Randt was Governor and First Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is a member of the New York and Hong Kong bars and is a recognized expert on Chinese law. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


Professor: University of Washington (1975-76)
Professor: University of Houston (1976-80)
Unicon Research Corporation
US Labor Department (1981-84)
Bureau of Labor Statistics Senior Economist, Office of Research and Evaluation (1980)


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