Deputy Special Envoy
Office of the Special Envoy for Human Rights in North Korea
Christian Whiton is the deputy to Jay Lefkowitz, the President's Special Envoy for Human Rights in North Korea. In this capacity, Mr. Whiton advises the Special Envoy on policy, communications and programmatic activities related to the promotion of human rights for the North Korean people. Previously in this Administration, Mr. Whiton was a speechwriter and special advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, who coordinates U.S. policy on a variety of transnational issues, including key parts of the President's freedom agenda. Prior to this, Mr. Whiton worked for the investment banking practice of KPMG LLP. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Tulane University.
Released on May 10, 2007