Tiffany Chen Secretary General at Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan Tiffany Chen Secretary General at Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan
Ms. Tiffany Chen is the Secretary General of Industrial Development Bureau (IDB), Ministry of Economic Affairs. The IDB is the authority in charge of the industrial development in Taiwan and formulating industrial development policies, promotes and implements industrial programs, develops industrial parks and oversees industry administrative affairs.
Ms. Chen has strong working experience on international industrial affairs, especially in WTO, APEC, OECD and bilateral trade agreement negotiation. Before Ms. Chen’s appointment as the Secretary General of IDB in 2017, she was the Deputy Director General of Department of Investment Service in the same Ministry. She was responsible for inbound and outbound investment promotion, investment barriers removal and overseas talents recruitment. In 2014-2015, Ms. Chen was the Senior Executive Officer in Department of Foresight and Innovation Policies, Ministry of Science and Technology. Her work included technology management and S&T policies. Ms. Chen joined Taiwan government as an Engineer in 1999. She graduated from National Taiwan University with a MA of Political Science and majored in public administration. Geoff Siebengartner Managing Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Asia Pacific of FedEx Express Geoff Siebengartner Managing Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Asia Pacific of FedEx Express
Geoff Siebengartner is Managing Director of Regulatory and Government Affairs for Asia Pacific, FedEx Express.
Based in Hong Kong, Geoff manages FedEx Express relationships with government, key policymakers and other influencers in the Asia Pacific region. He leads, develops and implements strategies and tactics on regulatory matters in order to protect the Company’s interest and promote business growth. He serves on the board of the Conference of Asia-Pacific Express Carriers and chairs the Transportation and Logistics Committee at AmCham Hong Kong. Prior to joining FedEx Express in July 2017, Geoff was a U.S. diplomat for 14 years, working to advance the economic and trade interests of U.S. companies in foreign markets. He has more than a decade of experience working in the Asia Pacific region, with assignments in Beijing, Taipei, Shanghai, and Manila. Prior to his government service, Geoff worked in e-commerce and investment banking. In addition to English, he also speaks German and Mandarin. Geoff holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Emory University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Rodney J Schaddee Van Dooren Director, Illicit Trade Prevention, Asia Pacific of Philip Morris International (PMI) Rodney J Schaddee Van Dooren Director, Illicit Trade Prevention, Asia Pacific of Philip Morris International (PMI)
Based in Hong Kong, Rodney Schaddee Van Dooren has been with Philip Morris International for 23 years, and was appointed to his current role as Director, Illicit Trade Prevention Asia Pacific in August 2019, returning to Asia after 3 years in Switzerland where he operated as Director Illicit Trade Prevention for Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East & for PMI’s World-Wide Duty-Free Business.
He leads PMI’s Asia Region efforts safeguarding the legitimate supply and purchase of its products, protecting the best interests of the company, shareholders, customers and society and takes an outcome-based approach, with interest in initiatives and cooperation’s that directly improve the performance of PMI’s cigarette and alternative nicotine delivery portfolios. Prior to his experience in Illicit Trade prevention, Mr. Schaddee Van Dooren was General Manager for PMI’s business in Taiwan. He served as Director Sales for PMI’s operation in in South Korea & Director Key Accounts Strategy for PMI World Wide. Rodney was educated in his home town of Melbourne Australia, covering areas of Business Management and Innovation and Service Management. For information on PMI, and its vision of a Smoke Free Future, visit https://www.pmi.com/ For more information about PMI’s efforts to combat illegal trade visit: www.stopillegal.com Alex W. H. Young Group CEO of Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd Alex W. H. Young Group CEO of Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd
Mr. Alex W.H. Young is the Group CEO of TexRay Industrial Co., Ltd., a globalized vertical integrated textile group, publicly listed in Taiwan.
Young has over 30 years of extensive technical management, academic and consultancy experience with various publicly listed textiles and apparel companies, and also universities. Young graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Textile Technology. He also holds a MSc from the University of Stirling, the UK and a Master of Advanced Business Practice from the University of South Australia. Being an advisor of the Taiwan Garment Industry Association, an advisor of the Taiwan Textile Industry Promotion office, IDB, MOEA, a Deputy Convenor of the Taiwan Smart Textiles Alliance (TSTA).Young has published over 60 referred journal papers, conference papers, chapters, and over 103 trade journals and newspaper articles. He is a Licentiate of the Textile Institute (UK), a Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HK) and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators(UK). Young has served as the Honorary Secretary of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HK), and also the Hong Kong Chapter of the Textile Institute (HK).