Chip Thresher joined Thomson Reuters in 2014 as director of Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Thresher held various government affairs and regulatory positions in the private and public sector spanning industries including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, energy and finance. From 2004 to 2008, he served in the Office of the Secretary at the US Department of Commerce. Thresher holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado, an MBA from Pepperdine University and a J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.