Bill Weld is a former head of the Criminal Division of the United States Justice Department in Washington, DC, and served for two terms as the elected Governor of Massachusetts in the 1990s. Having been a partner at several prominent law firms in New York, Boston and Washington, he has extensive experience in business litigation; government and regulatory matters; and private equity and international business transactions, particularly in the energy and mining sectors. As Governor, Mr. Weld led sixteen trade missions to Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. As a federal prosecutor for seven years, he specialized in the prosecution of public corruption and white-collar crime. Earlier in his career, Mr. Weld served as a staff member in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He graduated from Harvard College in 1966, studied economics at University College, Oxford, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1970.