David Sun is a Vice President at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. Based in the firm’s Beijing office, Mr. Sun assists clients with developing and maintaining relationships with key government agencies and industry associations and conducts research on behalf of clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sun worked for two years with Viasystems Group Inc. and three years with Procter & Gamble, serving as director of government relations and external affairs for each . During his tenure at these two companies, he initiated and led government affairs strategies to support sustainable business growth in China. Mr. Sun also served as the primary lead for all advocacy outreach for both companies in China. In 2009, Mr. Sun was elected as vice chair of the China Printed Circuit Association for his contribution to broadening the industry’s advocacy work in China.
Previously, Mr. Sun served as Government Affairs Director at the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. He co-led collective advocacy activities to improve China’s business environment and coordinated the Chamber’s outreach strategy. He also organized and led provincial trips for members to gain business opportunities in different regions throughout the country.
Mr. Sun also worked for more than 11 years at the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), where he helped guide the development of the country’s national policies on international cooperation with foreign governments and partners. And during his tenure at MOFCOM’s Department of Foreign Aid, he co-managed a series of reforms that would re-shape China’s distribution of foreign assistance to other countries in the post-Cold War era. He also spent four years working at the Chinese Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey and at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh as a commercial counselor.
Mr. Sun earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, International Trade and Economic Cooperation from the Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute, and his Master’s Degree in International Relations and Pacific Studies from the University of California at San Diego.
Mr. Sun speaks Mandarin Chinese and English.