CNBC U.S. Contributors

Peter Navarro

Peter Navarro
Director of the National Trade Council

Peter Navarro holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and has been a business professor at the University of California-Irvine for more than 20 years. He currently serves as the Director of the National Trade Council at the White House.

He is the author of the path-breaking management books "The Well-Timed Strategy," and "The Coming China Wars," and the best-selling investment book "If It's Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks." His book, "Always a Winner: Finding Your Competitive Advantage in an Up and Down Economy," shows companies how to thrive in the face of economic turbulence.