Yi Kwan Chu

Yi Kwan Chu is a Director of ASG’s China practice, where she helps clients understand China’s political and economic environment and develop business strategies in the financial services and information technology sectors.

Prior to joining ASG, Ms. Chu was Associate Director for APCO Worldwide in their Washington, DC. and Beijing offices. Ms. Chu advised clients on government relations, market entry, political risk, and stakeholder engagement strategies. Additionally, she led government affairs and market strategies for Fortune 100 companies seeking to understand China’s evolving internet regulatory landscape.  Previously, Ms. Chu was a Research Associate at Harvard Business School in Boston and Hong Kong, where she wrote case studies and produced supplemental electronic courseware for the M.B.A. and executive education programs.

Ms. Chu received an M.A. in International Public Policy from John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. with honors in International Relations from Wellesley College. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Ms. Chu is based in Washington, DC.