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Ms. Darlene Chiu-Bryant

CBSI Advisory Board Member

Executive Director

GlobalSF

Biography

 

Mrs. Chiu Bryant is Executive Director of GlobalSF, appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and tasked with stimulating economic growth and job creation through bilateral trade and investment between China and San Francisco. Mrs. Chiu-Bryant has had a diverse career in both the public and private sectors, having spent a decade in international trade in the fine chemicals sector in Hong Kong before returning to her native San Francisco to work in communications and public affairs for Mayor Gavin Newsom, East West Bank, United Commercial Bank and Pacific Gas & Electric Company. Most recently as Vice President and Public Affairs Manager at East West Bank after leaving Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as External Communications Manager, Mrs. Chiu-Bryant has served as Commissioner on the City’s Small Business Commission from 2008-2010, and was Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Chief Deputy Communications Director during his first term as Mayor. She accompanied Mayor Newsom on his first trip to China in 2005.