LEE Ta-wei

LEE Ta-wei, Minister of Foreign Affairs



Education
1973 B.A. in Political Science, National Taiwan University
1980 & 1987 M.A. & Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, USA

Experience
1982-1988 Executive Officer, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States
1988 Senior Executive Officer, Department of North American Affairs (DNAA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
1988-1989 Senior Executive Officer, Secretariat, MOFA
1989-1990 Deputy Director, Department of International Information Services, Government Information Office (GIO), Executive Yuan
1990-1993 & 1996 Assistant Director-General, Deputy Director-General & Director-General, DNAA, MOFA
1993-1996 Director-General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston
1996-1997 Deputy Minister, GIO
1997-1998 Minister, GIO and concurrently Executive Yuan Spokesman
1998-2001 Deputy Minister, MOFA
2001-2004 Representative, Taipei Representative Office in Belgium (also responsible for the European Union and Luxembourg)
2004-2007 Representative, TECRO in the United States
2007-2012 Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada
2012-2015 Chairman, Coordination Council for North American Affairs
2015-2016 Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Australia
2016- Minister of Foreign Affairs