About us

Management Team

  • Mr. Paul Cassingham, attorney at law, international-licensing consultant

    Mr. Paul Cassingham is a senior legal consultant at Eiger, a renowned independent law firm in Taiwan, with offices in Taipei and Shanghai. Before joining Eiger, Mr. Cassingham was a partner at several law firms in the U.S., Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Over the past 30 years, he represented many multinationals in the U.S., Europe, and other countries, in charge of legal affairs in Asia-Pacific, with customers spanning a wide range of fields, including medicine, consumer products, biotech, energy, electronics, chemicals, engineering, manufacturing, finance, real estate, and movie production.

     

    Mr. Cassingham has been an active member of AmCham Taipei over the past 25 years, serving as its chairman during 1999-2000 and as chair of the Government Relations Committee now, in charge of AmCham Taipei's stance and policy direction on Taipei-U.S. economic/trade issues, including Taiwan's accession to WTO and Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), Taiwan-U.S. Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

     

    Mr. Cassingham has publicized/delivered 50 papers/speeches and frequently accepted interviews by TV and radio-broadcast stations, commenting on foreign investments and Taiwan-U.S. political and economic/trade relationship, in addition to hosting "Business Review" talk show at Unique Satellite TV. He graduated from law school of Northwestern University and University of Michigan of the U.S.

  • Ms. Anita Chen, international-licensing consultant

    Ms. Anita Chen is founder of Asia Advisory Services, offering foreign companies in Taiwan advisory services on government relations, public policy, and business consulting. She specializes in political analysis, preparation for policy advocacy, government-affairs consulting, and media relationship. Ms. Chen is an active member of AmCham Taipei, serving as its supervisor and co-chair of the Tourism Committee.

     

    Previously, Ms. Chen was general manager of a foreign consulting firm, assisting multinationals in understanding the outlook of the Taiwanese market, accessibility of the market, and government policy. She headed AmCham Taipei's government and public affairs department, bridging AmCham Taipei and government agencies and offering member firms such business-related services as policy research and analysis, policy suggestion, and coordination/contact. She also served a foreign PR firm, in charge of media relationship.

     

    Ms. Chen was a veteran political reporters, with her beats including the Presidential Office, the Executive Yuan, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has a master degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University.

  • Dr. Zhuan Gzhe-Ren Drug Development Consultant

    With over 20 years of experience in bio-pharmaceutical development, Dr. Zhuan Gzhe-Ren specializes in the market development, manufacturing, technical process development, and bio-pharmaceutical plant design.
    After obtaining a doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Zhuan worked for Merck & Co., Inc., San Fu Chemical Co., (joint venture with US Air Products & Chemicals Inc.), Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. US and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Then he served as general manager and chief executive at the R&D center, China Chemical & Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

    Dr. Zhuan has abundant experience in bio-pharmaceutical industry, with such stints as independent director and consultant of technical process/strategy, bio-pharmaceutical plant design, and cGMP regulations. He was biotech consultant of Uni-President Enterprises Corp., chemical and medical consultant of Industrial Technology Research Institute, committee member of the MEMS program of National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, committee member of ICH Taiwan, committee member of the Center for Drug Evaluation Taiwan, committee member of the technical project, Ministry of Economic Affairs, and consultant of the bio-pharmaceutical development team, Ministry of Economic Affairs.

  • Dr. Yang Jing-Shun Pharmaceutical Consultant

    With over 10 years of experience in Organic synthesis, Dr. Yang Jing-Shun specializes in the design and commercial production of Organic synthesis. Having developed small-molecule pharmaceuticals with foreign pharmaceuticals companies, Dr. Yang has abundant experience in the development of new small-molecule drugs.

    With a doctorate degree in Chemistry from National Tsing Hua University, Dr.Yang previously served at Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica and the Scripps Research Institute, when he developed influenza virus inhibitors by carbohydrate synthesis. He then worked as a researcher at Formosa Laboratories, Inc.to assist in the development of APIs. Dr. Yang is currently serving at SCI Pharmtech, Inc., in charge of the development of generic drugs and new drug related matters.