Nilmini Gunaratne Rubin is currently a Senior Advisor at the U.S House Committee on Foreign Affairs where she directs legislation on global technology, trade and energy. Prior to this position, she worked as the Director of Government Relations at the Information Technology Industry Council. She previously served as a senior aide for the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations where she built bipartisan coalitions in the Senate and House of Representatives, as well as with investors, businesses and civil society to secure passage of a ground-breaking transparency law that will allow citizens to track trillions of dollars paid by oil companies to governments. Earlier, Nilmini worked at the White House's National Security Council as the Director for International Finance and the G8. She earned her MBA and her BA in Economics and Development Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.