A former Chinese government official and journalist, Mr. Winston Chen specializes in assisting multinational business working in China, public policy and communications strategies. In prior positions, he was chief China representative of major Washington-based strategic advisory and global public affairs firms.
Mr. Chen began his career in the Chinese State Council’s office of Hong Kong and Macao affairs as well as in the National People’s Congress, where he worked on the preparatory committee for the Hong Kong hand-over.
While in the U.S., Mr. Chen worked for Hong Kong’s Sing Tao Daily, serving as the newspaper’s Washington Bureau Chief, covering U.S.-China relations and U.S. national news.
Mr. Chen’s clients have included firms in numerous sectors including finance/investment, new and renewable energy, gaming, agriculture, internet, telecommunications, consumer goods and others.
He concurrently serves as representative in China for the Committee of 100, an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations.
He received his MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School and his MA and BA in international relations from Peking University.