The spouse of former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius, and a cousin of the late civil rights and anti-war activist Julian Bond, Clayton Bond joined the COV board in 2018 to help eliminate child poverty in Vietnam. Clayton serves on the Board’s Development and Governance Committees.
Clayton is a program manager at Google and earlier served for 16 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, with assignments in Washington, DC, Colombia, India, and Singapore, in Consular Affairs, Executive Secretariat, Human Resources, Public Diplomacy, and Administrative/Operations Management positions.
Clayton’s previous volunteer board service includes the Diplomatic Partners Association (spouses and partners of chiefs of diplomatic missions in Hanoi), the Pickering and Rangel Fellows Association (Chair, 2013-2014), the American Foreign Service Association, the Editorial Board of the Foreign Service Journal, the American Embassy Community Recreation Association Jakarta, and the American Community Support Association New Delhi (Vice President, 2008-2009).
A graduate of Hampton University, Clayton earned master’s degrees from the University of Oxford and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He holds a JD from Northwestern California University School of Law. Mr. Bond is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, and the National Bar Association. Clayton and his spouse are the parents of two kindergartners and reside in Singapore.