Siyao Mao is the Government Affairs and Business Advisory Services Manager at USCBC’s Shanghai office. Her prior professional experience covers government affairs, policy analysis, thought leadership, and strategic communications at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) and APCO Worldwide. She enjoys her role as an active public affairs practitioner, connecting business players from different markets and improving understanding and trust amid challenging global contexts.
Siyao graduated from the University of Oxford with an MPhil in Development Studies in 2018. She also obtained a BA in Journalism and International Politics from Renmin University of China. She wishes to become a storyteller using her camera and pen.