Tom Arrison

Executive Director
InterAcademy Council
Tom Arrison

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, InterAcademy Council

Tom Arrison has been executive director of the InterAcademy Council since October 2013. IAC produces reports on scientific, technological, and health issues related to the great global challenges of our time, providing knowledge and advice to national governments and international organizations.

He joined the U.S. National Academies in 1990 and has directed a range of studies and other projects in areas such as international science and technology relations, innovation, information technology, higher education, and strengthening the U.S. research enterprise. He earned MAs in public policy and Asian studies from the University of Michigan.