Stephen Cheung connects the dots from Asia to Los Angeles, helping struggling families in between.
As president of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, Stephen Cheung is charged with promoting local businesses overseas and attracting foreign investment to Los Angeles. Stephen is also a trained social worker with a passion for helping domestic violence survivors.
Stephen Cheung was appointed president of World Trade Center Los Angeles in 2015. Previously, Cheung was the Secretary General of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and was responsible for managing policies and programs related to Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports, International Affairs and Global Trade. Concurrently, Cheung was the Director of International Trade for the Port of Los Angeles.
Prior to that, Cheung served as Managing Director of International Trade and Clean Technology for City of Los Angeles and served as the City’s lead organizer for the historic visit to Los Angeles by Chinese President, Xi Jinping in 2012.
Cheung holds a Bachelor’s in Psychobiology and Master’s in Social Welfare from UCLA. Cheung is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
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