Catherine Bray

Director, International Relations and the Atlantic Bridge Project


As the Director of International Relations for the American Legislative Exchange Council, Catherine is responsible for facilitating dialogue between ALEC State Legislators and International Legislators on issues of mutual concern and, for the purpose of leadership development, the cross-pollination of ideas and experience.


Catherine is responsible for monitoring developments in the EU and UN, producing issue briefs, and supporting ALEC’s Task Force Directors by providing an international element to their research where appropriate.


In 2007, Catherine helped to launch the ALEC Atlantic Bridge Project – a special partnership program with the Atlantic Bridge Group. This British nonprofit organization is chaired by Liam Fox MP current shadow Minister for Defense, and supported by Lady Thatcher. It will focus on providing an arena for young conservative leaders on both sides of the Atlantic to build close personal and professional relationships.


Prior to joining ALEC, Catherine spent seven year’s in the European Parliament working for Conservative Members including previous ALEC International Legislator of the Year Roger Helmer MEP and former Chief Whip and EU Budget Spokesman Richard Ashworth MEP. Catherine holds a degree in politics and has been a candidate for local government in the UK.


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