Mr. Jason Hu serves as Mayor of Taichung City, Republic of China (Taiwan). He has served as Mayor of the City of Taichung since 2001.
Previous experience has included serving as the Deputy Director of the First Bureau, Office of the President, Republic of China (1991); Member, National Assembly (1996); Minister of Foreign Affairs (1997); and Deputy Secretary General, Kuomintang (KMT) Party (2000).
Mr. Hu has received numerous awards, including Best Government Spokesman Award (1993); The Top Ten Chinese Award (1994); and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Southampton, England (1997).
Mr. Hu holds a BA from National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan, a MS from the University of Southampton, England, and a PhD in Philosophy from Oxford University, England.