Chris Liddell is Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Coordination. Prior to assuming this role, he served as Assistant to the President and Director of Strategic Initiatives, overseeing the Administration’s efforts to streamline the Federal Government’s regulatory process and modernize its technology systems. Before joining the Trump Administration, Liddell served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer at General Motors, where he led global finance operations and managed the company’s $23 billion IPO in November 2010, which, at that time, was the largest public offering in history. Liddell has more than three decades of experience in corporate leadership, including Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Microsoft Corporation and Chief Financial Officer of International Paper. In 2012, Liddell was the executive director of the Romney Presidential Transition Planning team. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Auckland and a Master of Philosophy from Oxford University.