Ambassador James K. J. Lee

Current position: Director-General (ambassadorial rank), Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York / Head of UN Affairs Task Force in New York (since July 25, 2020)

Education

  • MBA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA (1993)
  • BA, Department of English Language and Literature, Fu Jen Catholic University (1985)

Experience

  • Secretary-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2018.7-2020.7)
  • Deputy Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (2015-2018)
  • Representative, Taipei Representative Office in the Netherlands (2012-2015)
  • Director-General, Department of European Affairs, MOFA (2010-2012)
  • Deputy Director-General, Department of European Affairs, MOFA (2008-2010)
  • Deputy Director-General, Foreign Service Institute, MOFA (2008)
  • Director, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Czech Republic (2001-2007)
  • Section Chief, Department of African Affairs, MOFA (1998-2001)
  • Secretary on Home Assignment, Department of European Affairs, MOFA (1998)
  • Consul, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Honolulu (1989-1997)
  • Desk Officer, Department of North American Affairs, MOFA (1986-1989)