Founder, Alice Young Advisory; Member, Committee of 100
Alice Young, Founder of Alice Young Advisory LLC, advises clients on Asia business strategies and potential business partners and resources. She retired as Partner and Chair of the Asia Pacific Practice of the law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP after over 40 years of international law practice. She served for 30 years as Independent Director of Mizuho Trust and Banking Co. (USA ) and its predecessor bank, and also served as Independent Director and on the Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Governance Committees of Axis International Capital Holdings, Ltd., a NYSE company.
Ms. Young was based in Hong Kong in the pioneering early 1970s, did her first China deal in 1979, and for decades has been lead advisor on projects throughout Greater China, Japan and Southeast Asia.
She is a Lifetime Trustee of Aspen Institute and Asia Foundation, a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Committee of 100, and a Fellow of Yale University. She has been a speaker and commentator on US-China business and policy issues at global conferences and on CNN, PBS (The News Hour, Charlie Rose and PBS Wide-Angle) and in other media, and has been featured in several books and in publications such as The New York Times, , Fortune, Forbes, Businessweek, The National Law Journal and China Daily. She was in the first class of women at Yale College and was one of the first Asian American women to graduate from Harvard Law School.