One of ChinaSF’s key strengths is its bilingual staff which is uniquely experienced in helping Chinese and American companies access new markets. Spread across offices in San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, the staff at ChinaSF offers support to companies every step of the way on either side of the Pacific.


Darlene Chiu Bryant

Executive Director, GlobalSF - San Francisco Headquaters

Darlene Chiu Bryant is Executive Director of ChinaSF, appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and tasked with stimulating economic growth and job creation through bilateral trade and investment between China and San Francisco. Darlene has had a diverse career in both the public and private sectors, having spend a decade in international trade in the fine chemicals sector in Hong Kong before returning to her native San Francisco to work in communications and public affairs for Mayor Gavin Newsom, East West Bank, United Commercial Bank, and the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. 


Leanne Lee Wang

Program Manager - San Francisco Headquarters

Leanne Lee Wang supports ChinaSF’s mission of attracting inbound Chinese investment through program planning, managing sponsor relations, fund raising and serving as a liaison to visiting delegates.  Prior to joining the ChinaSF team, Leanne managed global real estate and land acquisition projects in mainland China and Hong Kong and served as a consultant to the administration of the Guangzhou New High-Tech Industrial Development Zone to attract inbound investment.