Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo
Dale Wright

Dale Wright

Standards Attaché

U.S.Foreign Commercial Service

Dale Wright took over as the Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) Standards Attaché in Beijing, China in October 2010. In addition to cross-cutting standards issues, Dale is also in charge of the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector. His previous posts with FCS include: Standards Attaché in Mexico City, where he was also in charge of the medical device/pharmaceuticals portfolio; Commercial Officer in Tokyo, Japan, also where he had responsibility for the medical equipment/pharmaceuticals portfolio; and, four years as director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Sacramento, CA assisting Northern California companies to export.

He brings a wealth of international trade experience, having been in that field since 1983 when he went to work for the Mississippi Department of Economic Development as an international trade specialist for the Far East. He had similar jobs with the State of California, first as an international trade specialist for the California World Trade Commission, then serving two years as deputy executive officer of the California Agricultural Export Program. Immediately prior to joining the U.S. Commercial Service in 1998, he spent seven years as founding manager of the Sacramento Center for International Trade Development, an international trade consulting organization funded by the California Community College System. His private-sector experience includes four years as Senior Copywriter at an advertising agency and one year as a member of the Personnel Department for Mitsubishi Corporation, both in Tokyo, Japan.

A holder of a B.A. degree in East Asian Studies from Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH, and an M.A. in Japanese language from Washington University in St. Louis, Wright is fluent in Japanese and has a working knowledge of Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.

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