Government

  • Coordinated China policy at the U.S. National Security Council, during the rebuilding of U.S.-China relations in the early 1990s
  • Led negotiations for two breakthrough intellectual property right negotiations with China
  • Lead negotiator for China and Taiwan’s Accessions to the World Trade Organization
  • Conceived of and implemented the inaugural U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue – a Cabinet-level Summit -- under then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson
  • Developed and launched annual Ministerial-level conference of 17 MENA countries to fight against antiquities looting and terrorist financing
  • Created and implemented local governance and institution building programs in 11 of China’s 30 provinces as well as observing village-level democratic elections while at the International Republican Institute
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Private Sector

  • Built and managed three successful business consulting firms, most recently Basilinna, representing more than 50 Fortune 500 companies across a range of sectors
  • Managed practice at top ten law firm Mayer Brown that negotiated the first full-service joint venture music company, first license for a foreign broadcaster, and first internet deal, among other accomplishments in China
  • Expanded the China practice at Albright Stonebridge Group by opening a China office and quadrupling their China business in the first year
  • At the New York Stock Exchange when a record number of Chinese companies launched initial public offerings
  • Served as China in-country representative for the largest business association in the U.S. and managed bilateral CEO-level business Council developing bilateral trade platforms
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Non-Profit Sector

  • Helped conceive and launch The Paulson Institute, a leading U.S. think tank on U.S. China relations, founded by former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson
  • Created and oversaw programs to promote urban sustainability, develop innovative green financing, and capacity building for Mayors
  • Launched and oversaw a premier CEO Council made up of 16 leading U.S. and Chinese members including Walmart, Alibaba, Apple, and Dow to promote bilateral cooperation on urban sustainability
  • Facilitated the re-entry of a children’s education non-profit organization in China after more than 20 years positioning them as a leader in children’s education
  • Built the Antiquities Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to the fight against antiquities looting and terrorist financing
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Case Studies