On The Rise 2020

Dr. Elizabeth G. Chan

Dr. Elizabeth G. Chan, Global Risk Mitigation Foundation, Honolulu, HI

Dr. Elizabeth G. Chan, Global Risk Mitigation Foundation, Honolulu, HI

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Dr. Elizabeth G. Chan

Dr. Elizabeth Chan is a Hawaii-based international lawyer with special emphasis on Asia and the Pacific Islands. In addition to an active Indo-Pacific focused legal practice, Elizabeth is also the CEO of the Global Risk Mitigation Foundation, a Hawaii based 501(c)3 organization focusing on education-focused holistic risk assessments and solutions for businesses, NGOs, and government entities, and CEO of International Risk Management, a risk consultancy.

Elizabeth is the Chair of the ABA Committee on Infrastructure Development Finance, a part of the ABA Section of International Law Belt & Road Task Force. This new ABA program is focused on the legal challenges and opportunities posed by China’s Belt & Road Initiative as well as the response by the United States and other nations. Elizabeth is also a member of the ABA Section of International Law Central/East Asia & China Steering Committee.

Elizabeth is a Director of the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing assistance to local businesses expanding in international markets in collaboration with the US Commercial Service and National Association of District Export Councils.