Jeannette Chu

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics
Expertise: Asia, China
Associated Programs: Chinese Business and Economics

Jeannette L. Chu is a senior associate with the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Ms. Chu is currently a managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she advises clients on national security regulatory compliance matters. She conducts compliance audits and assessments for companies in regulatory enforcement actions and has developed trade compliance programs for companies in industries ranging from semiconductor manufacturing to emerging technologies, telecommunications, life sciences and aerospace and defense. Prior to joining PwC, Ms. Chu served as a senior adviser in the Bureau of Industry and Security at the U.S. Department of Commerce. From 2005 through 2010, Ms. Chu served as the export control attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. She also served as the officer-in-charge of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices in Guangzhou and Beijing, China, from 1997 through 2005. Ms. Chu brings over 24 years of law enforcement and investigative experience focusing on Chinese organized crime across multiple federal agencies. Ms. Chu received her BA in political science from American University.