Project Overview

Reconnecting Asia maps new linkages—digital, transport, energy, and other infrastructure—that are reshaping economic and geopolitical realities. It was founded with a start-up grant from the Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy and has benefited from the expertise of the leadership, research, advisory, and development teams below, and the valuable insights of our partners.

This Project is no longer being updated as of June, 2022. Please follow the CSIS Economics Program for the Center’s continuing work on global infrastructure.




  • John Hamre
    CSIS President and CEO
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  • Matthew P. Goodman
    Senior Vice President for Economics
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  • Josiane Gabel
    Vice President for Programs and Operations and Executive Director of the Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy
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  • Akhil Thadani
    Program Coordinator & Research Assistant
  • Matthew Wayland
    Research Assistant


Virtual Fellows

Development Team

Reconnecting Asia is a product of the Andreas C. Dracopoulos iDeas Lab, the in-house digital, multimedia, and design agency at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Produced by Jonathan Choi, Christina Hamm, José Romero, Jacque Schrag, Lindsay Urchyk.