Jessica Acimovic Bondi
Building an On the Ground Presence
Ms. Bondi helps build relationships and establish partnerships with key government and non-government stakeholders throughout Asia to advance client goals, including those related to intellectual property rights, corporate social responsibility and innovation.
Jessica Acimovic Bondi is a Director of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. Ms. Bondi joined the firm in July 2006. She assists clients in managing outreach initiatives, regulatory disputes, market expansion and relationships with key private sector, trade and government contacts in Asia, with a focus on China, its provinces, and Korea.
Prior to joining Albright Stonebridge Group, Ms. Bondi was Director of Corporate Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation.
At the U.S. Chamber, she strategically developed and executed programs and events related to U.S. trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region, including high-profile events with senior government officials and executive trade missions to Asia.
In this capacity, Ms. Bondi was a lead organizer for a major conference on post-tsunami reconstruction in the Asia-Pacific, and managed the association’s Asia Sponsor initiative – an active group of U.S. Chamber members with significant interests in the East Asia and Pacific region.
Ms. Bondi was also actively involved in the U.S. Chamber’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) efforts and worked closely with U.S. Chamber member companies to coordinate their involvement in APEC through the U.S.-APEC Business Coalition.
As Director of Corporate Programs, she worked closely with a global network of American Chambers of Commerce, foreign business and partner organizations, and government officials to advance and advocate for U.S. business interests abroad.
Previously, Ms. Bondi served as Assistant Director for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this role, she worked closely with corporate members on a number of key initiatives, including those related to China’s WTO implementation process, intellectual property rights protection in Asia, and bilateral trade agreements with Singapore, Chile and Australia, among others.
Ms. Bondi also served as Deputy Director of Programs for the U.S.-Korea Business Council, where she worked closely with U.S. and Korean companies, government officials, and partner organizations to further develop the bilateral relationship and to address sector-specific issues.
She was responsible for developing and executing the annual U.S.-Korea Business Council plenary, as well as creating opportunities for U.S. corporate executives to interact with senior Korean government officials.
Ms. Bondi earned a B.A. in International Affairs, magna cum laude and with honors, from The George Washington University, focusing on International Economics and Women’s Studies.