Vice President

Scott Seaman has over twenty years of experience working on international political, economic, and commercial issues in both the private sector and government, often with a focus on Asia.  

Before joining IBC, Scott was a director for Asia at the Eurasia Group, where he analyzed political risk in the region (especially related to Japan, South Korea, and North Korea) for a broad range of global investors and multinational corporations. Scott has also held positions with MetLife (international government relations), Cerner Corporation (health information technologies), the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (trade policy), and the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (International Bureau) in Tokyo, Japan.

Scott completed PhD and MA degrees in political science at Duke University and a BA degree (Government Honors Program, Phi Beta Kappa) at the University of Virginia. He received intensive language training at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan.