Representative

Vincent Chin-Hsiang Yao
Representative, Taipei Mission in Sweden (27 July, 2020-)

Experience:

  • Director-General, Department of North American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2018-2020)
  • Director-General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle (2016–2018)
  • Deputy Director-General, Department of North American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) (2015–2016)
  • Senior Assistant to the Secretary-General, National Security Council (2014–2015)
  • Deputy Counselor on Home Assignment, Department of North American Affairs, MOFA (2013–2014)
  • Deputy Director, Political Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (2008–2013)
  • Assistant Director-General, Department of North American Affairs, MOFA (2007–2008)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Outstanding Service Award (2005)
  • Section Chief, Political Section, Department of North American Affairs, MOFA (2003–2007)
  • Third / Second Secretary, Political Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (1997–2003)
  • Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, MOFA (1997)
  • Desk Officer, Department of North American Affairs, MOFA (1993–1997)

Education

  • Senior Executive Fellow Program, Harvard University (May 2005)
  • Diplomat Training Programme, Oxford University (September 1994–July 1995)
  • MA, International Relations, National Chengchi University (1994)
  • BA, International Relations, National Chengchi University (1989)