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Jamian Ronca Spadavecchia is founder/president of Oxbow Advisory, a risk management consultancy and strategic advisory firm. Oxbow provides risk, public policy, and government affairs advisory and management consulting services that protect and enhance value creation. He also cofounded Global Policy Link, a Washington DC-based professional group that brings together diplomats, policymakers, and corporate leaders for monthly roundtable discussions around pressing global issues. He served as an external foreign/trade policy adviser to U.S. presidential (2016) and U.S. Senate (2012) campaigns. He was a visiting scholar at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and research analyst for the United Nations. He is often called upon to share his insights, speaking at professional conferences and delivering guest lectures at the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and The George Washington University School of Business. His analysis is featured in U.S. and global media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Bloomberg Business, CNBC, The Australian, The China Post, and peer-reviewed publications such as The Journal of Political Risk. 

Areas of Interest

Professor Spadavecchia’s interests range widely cross the worlds of politics, public policy, law, and business. He has a keen interest in global markets and business intersections around risk, public policy, governments, technology and commerce.

Academic Degrees

  • MA in International Policy Studies (specialization in Asian Studies), Monterey Institute of International Studies

Professor Spadavecchia has been teaching at the Institute since 2016.