Welcome to Longview Global, LLC. Please connect with us via the contact information listed below.
strategies for enduring success
Experience and relationships that span the United States, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and Europe, we design strategies tailored to meet our clients’ needs, helping them understand the global political and economic landscape and build lasting international relationships for sustained success.
engaging at the highest levels
Access to leadership and decision-makers in government, corporate, and civil society that's used to assists our clients in solving a range of challenges.
navigating global divides
Working closely with our clients to maximize market opportunities by helping to navigate challenging political and market environments, solve problems, and implement strategies to manage or mitigate risk.
We provide strategic guidance and policy
analysis to corporations, governments, NGOs, and individuals seeking to better understand complex and challenging
global geo-political events and long-term trends.
Strategies for Growth Longview Global helps to inform and guide our clients strategic thinking and planning process by providing a range of market research services. We offer our clients data and insights on long-term trends and innovations that help improve their strategic positioning and fuel future investment opportunities. We work with each client to provide them with a tailored market entry strategy and help our clients explore and evaluate new potential partners and investors. Our strategic planning process and approach is designed to provide the client with a deep knowledge of the competitive landscape and plan of execution that works to exploit their strengths and reduce their weaknesses and expand their reach into new markets.
Risk Analysis and Management Longview Global knows that the world is inherently complex and that policies are constantly shifting and changing to address a range of challenges. We work closely with our clients to help them thoroughly assess risks, navigate various rapidly evolving environments, and assist them in making the best informed decisions to manage or mitigate market risk. Our goals are to help the client map the global ecosystem and better understand the important intersections between politics, history, culture, civil society advocacy, and the global economy. We believe that risk management is most effective when businesses devise creative and integrated solutions to address the full range of global challenges.
International Government Affairs Longview Global speaks the language of government and has access to a diverse group of policymakers and bureaucrats, which allows us to engage the international policy community on behalf of our clients and provide them with country specific and realtime information. Our continuous outreach efforts and ongoing dialogue with global governments provides for unique insights and a nuanced understanding of each country’s political culture and policy priorities. We work in close collaboration with each client to secure meetings and broad access to governments and leaders. We ensure that their issues are presented effectively and credible before policymakers and that they achieve their corporate objectives.
ABOUT the team
Dewardric L. McNeal is the founder and Managing Director at Longview Global, LLC. He is a former Obama Administration appointee to the U.S. Department of Defense where he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy working on East
Asia and China security relations with the United States. He was appointed by President
Obama in May 2009 after serving on the 2008 Obama for America Campaign’s Asia
Advisor Team. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, he spent four years as the
Assistant Director for International Programs at the Brookings Institution’s John L.
Thornton China Center. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Brookings
Institution’s first foreign joint research center, which is located in Beijing at the Tsinghua
University’s School of Public Policy.
After leaving the Obama Administration he turned his focus and attention to the
challenges and emerging opportunities in Africa. Dewardric served on the senior
management team at OIC International, a development and workforce training
organization with over 19 local affiliates and local training centers throughout sub-
Saharan Africa. As Director of Global Strategy and Policy, he was the principal strategic
advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer at OIC International responsible for
the organization’s Africa growth strategy and continues to advise the organization on
policy and strategic matters.
His early career included positions as the Special Assistant to the Director of Information
at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles, as an analyst in the Foreign
Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division at the Congressional Research Service (CRS)
during the second session of the 106th United States Congress and the Associate Director
for Outreach — Corporate and Community Engagement at Youth Chance High School in
Dewardric has deep knowledge of global policy and trends and an extensive network and
relationships in Washington, Beijing, and capitals throughout Asia, Europe, and Africa,
which he leverages to assist clients achieve their strategic and corporate goals.