Charles Sills has a wide-ranging background in International Business, Strategic Planning, and Advanced Technologies and Industrial Strategies in the Transportation, Energy, Aerospace/Defense and Environmental sectors. He has extensive experience as a senior business executive and consultant to U.S. Governmental bodies as well as foreign governments, the World Bank, the United Nations and international NGOs.
He served as a member of the Danube Basin Industrial Restoration Task Force and the Japan-U.S. Joint Fund for Central/Eastern Europe, and was a special advisor to the Helsinki Commission, the Kaliningrad Defense Conversion Initiative, and the Central Europe Environmental Partnership sponsored by the German Marshall Fund of the U.S.
He wrote Martin Marietta Aerospace's first Strategic Business Plan for Southern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa as a member of their International Division. He is a former Naval Intelligence Officer who served in the Pentagon, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the National Security Council. He served in the Emirate of Bahrain on the U.S. Middle East Force Command staff, and in the Geopolitical Briefing & Analysis Division, Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic/Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
Charles serves as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for Trillacorpe Construction bringing his wide level of experience from working Washington, DC for 22 years in strategic planning, program management, engineering, and globalization/business expansion support to a wide range of industrial, commercial and institutional clients. His education includes an M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts and Harvard Universities), and an A.B., Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.