Atlanta, Dec 28, 2016 — The new Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, Mr. Vincent J.Y. Liu started his assignment at the TECO office in midtown last week. Director General (DG) Liu arrives in Atlanta from Taipei with his family to assume the posting.
DG Liu oversee’s TECO Atlanta jurisdiction that covers the Southeastern states including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
TECO Atlanta offers consular services and is dedicated to promoting cooperation and mutual understanding between Taiwan and the Southeast United States in economic, cultural and other areas.
DG Liu, a career diplomat, was previously posted on official assignments to Moscow, Washington DC, New York, and Singapore.
Having pursued graduate studies at the prestigious Harriman Institute at Columbia University in New York, DG Liu is fluent in the Russian language.
He also earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government from Harvard University in 2005.
DG Liu also has a Masters of International Relations and a BA in Diplomacy from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
“I look forward to meeting new friends, colleagues, and officials in the community and the State of Georgia,” said DG Liu in a meeting with Georgia Asian Times.
DG Liu has plans to visit each of the six states in the coming months to introduce himself to the community.
“I hope to continue the good work of my predecessors. TECO Atlanta will continue to serve as a bridge between the Southeastern states and Taiwan.”