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Country Manager, East Asia 

Alissa Lee serves as the Country Manager for two regions at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the East Asia and Indo-Pacific Regions. In this role, Ms. Lee is responsible for business development, project preparation and evaluation, and supervision of USTDA activities in East Asia and the Indo-Pacific. For East Asia, Ms. Lee manages activities in the transportation, energy, healthcare and agriculture sectors. For the Indo-Pacific Region, Ms. Lee develops and manages the aviation portfolio. In addition to her regional responsibilities, she is also co-lead of USTDA’s worldwide aviation team, which educates and advises Agency staff on current trends and market opportunities.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Lee was the Country Manager for South Asia at USTDA, managing USTDA’s energy projects in the region. Prior to her work in South Asia, Ms. Lee was a Research Analyst supporting the East Asia region at USTDA.

Ms. Lee holds a Master of Science in Modern Chinese Studies from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.