Director General

Ming-Chi Scott Lai 賴銘琪

Current Position

Director-General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco (August, 2020-)

EDUCATION

2013/5               Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government,    Executive Education, Cambridge MA, Certificate of Completion, Global Change Agents Program (May 12-18, 2013)

2011/9           Le directuer de I’Ecole nationale d’administration,  FranceCertificate of Completion, Take-Off Program for Senior Civil Service (September 12-23, 2011)

1991/1-12             University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

English Language Training

1987-1990                 National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Department of Political Science, Master Degree

1981-1985               National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Department of Political Science, Bachelor Degree

1979-1981                   Affiliate Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal    University, Taipei, Taiwan

                                     High School Diploma

 

EXPERIENCE

2018/4-2020/8        Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Director General, Department of NGO International Affairs

2014/9 – 2018/4     Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, Boston MA

Director-General

2012/7-2014/9          Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the  U.S., Washington, D.C.

Director, Administrative Division

2010/9-2012/7            Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Director, Document Authentication Division, Bureau of

Consular Affairs

2010/1-2010/5            Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Division Director on Home Assignment, Department of North                                        American Affairs

2004/1-2010/1            Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, Boston, MA

Division Director

 

2002/5-2004/1            Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan

Assistant to Minister 

 

2000/12-2002/5          Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan

Section Chief, Public Diplomacy Coordination Council

2000/5-2000/12          Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan

Assistant to Deputy Minister

1997/9-2000/1            Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in      the U.S., Washington, D.C.

Second Secretary

1994/9-1997/9            Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Third Secretary

1992/10-1994/9          Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Assistant to Minister

1991/12-1992/10        Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Officer, Department of North American Affairs

1990/1-12                   Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei Taiwan

Officer, Department of Protocol

1988/9                         Passed Foreign Service Examination