Wenchi Yu

Nonresident Research Fellow AY2023-2024

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Program Involvement

Taiwan Public Policy Program

Wenchi Yu is a global affairs advisor and business operator specializing in cross-border and market access strategies between Asia and the United States. She is also an international affairs commentator for TVBS News – a Taipei-headquartered media outlet with mostly Chinese-language viewers globally. Her business experiences include high-growth global technology companies where she advises on public policy, social impact, and public relations, as well as Goldman Sachs where she headed strategic philanthropy and stakeholder engagement in Asia.

Before joining the private sector, she worked in the US Department of State and US Congress. She started her career in the non-profit sector. Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Council on Foreign Relations blogs, Caixin, and the Forbes. She is a Nonresident Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Asia 21 Advisory Board member of Asia Society. She has an M.A. in international relations from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in political science from National Taiwan University.