Dan Markus is a Senior Director at ASG, where he advises clients on government affairs, trade policy, and investment strategy in the China market.
Prior to joining ASG, Mr. Markus was a Director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he provided research, analysis, and advocacy on China’s industrial policies, including those in the areas of intellectual property, competition policy, cybersecurity, and technology policy. Mr. Markus led several reports on Chinese trade and investment policies and prepared testimonies and submissions on behalf of the U.S. Chamber to the U.S. and Chinese governments.
Earlier, Mr. Markus worked as a Manager in Business Advisory Services at the U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC), where he wrote regularly for USCBC publications and authored special reports for U.S. government officials and corporate executives on economic and political trends in China. Previously, Mr. Markus conducted research on Chinese political and economic issues for staff reporters as a Senior Researcher at Voice of America.
Mr. Markus received an M.A. in Chinese Language from Ohio State University and a B.S. in Global Business from University of Redlands. He was a Boren Fellow to China and Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
He is based in Washington, DC.