Virgilio Bisio is a Junior Fellow on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York. His research focuses on the U.S.-China economic relationship and China’s macroeconomic and industrial policies. He is also interested in the global economic impact of China’s foreign policy, including the Belt and Road Initiative. Bisio also does research for the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Beijing office, and develops digital content for Young China Watchers, a global non-profit focused on developing the next generation of China experts.

Before joining the Asia Society Policy Institute, Bisio worked at the National Committee on U.S.-China relations, where he is now a member. At the Committee, he supported the president’s outreach agenda and organized public education programs. Prior to that, he managed a semiconductor production line at a Shenzhen-based manufacturing company.

Bisio holds an M.A. in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and a B.A. in History and Chinese from Trinity College. He is fluent in Chinese.

Last Updated: July 25, 2018

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