TERRY HAINES is ISI’s Senior Political Strategist, Head of Political Analysis, and a Managing Director. ISI’s Washington office is ranked on the Institutional Investor’s All-Star Team for Washington research, which is based on a survey of money managers. Prior to joining ISI, Mr. Haines was one of the most experienced policy and political consultants in Washington. Mr. Haines was a senior adviser in Congress and a presidential appointee, and a partner in major law firms and government relations companies. Mr. Haines’ public sector experience includes service as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the US House Committee on Financial Services; Senior Counsel to the US House Energy and Commerce Committee; and Chief of Staff and White House liaison at the US Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Haines also was a partner in two top 100 US law firms and two government relations companies, representing Fortune 500 clients in many industry sectors before the US Congress, the Executive Branch, and US regulatory agencies. Mr. Haines also was general counsel to a large media company.
Mr. Haines is a frequent media commentator on US and international policy and political issues in the US and Europe. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Vermont Law School. Mr. Haines serves on the board of Bridgeway Capital, Southwestern Pennsylvania’s largest nonprofit lender to entrepreneurs for economic development.