Jacob Parker is senior vice president at the US-China Business Council. In this role in Washington he manages USCBC’s China operations as well as the analysis and advocacy work in both countries.
Prior to his current position, he held progressively responsible roles in the Council’s Beijing and Shanghai offices. Jacob has worked on a variety of international public and private projects throughout his career. Before joining USCBC, Jacob worked as a program manager at Philips Healthcare where he oversaw implementation of ExIm Bank, Nordic Investment Bank, and Ashra Bank international government loan projects for developing medical infrastructure in China. Prior to that, as the director of operations of the USA Pavilion Shanghai Expo 2010, Jacob was responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and general operation of the pavilion, and for sharing American culture and values with the more than 7 million visitors during the six months of operation.