Susanne T. Stirling, vice president, international affairs, has headed CalChamber international activities for more than four decades. She is an appointee of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the National Export Council, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Policy Committee, the California International Relations Foundation, and the Chile-California Council. Originally from Denmark, she studied at the University of Copenhagen and holds a B.A. in international relations from the University of the Pacific, where she served as a regent from 2012 to 2021. She earned an M.A. from the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California.
CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera; Travis Kiyota, senior vice president and head of global corporate affairs, East West Bank; East West Bank Chairman and CEO Dominic Ng, chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council; and Ambassador Matt Murray, U.S. senior official for APEC, meet at the advisory council’s welcome reception on November 12.
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