During Anna’s distinguished career she has served in various leadership roles including ones focused on clients, market growth, emerging services and DE&I. At Deloitte, Anna is a broad-based leader focused on leading prestigious companies headquartered across the globe in the advanced technology, healthcare, life sciences, fintech and consumer-oriented industries. She is currently the Asia Pacific Leader for the Risk and Financial Advisory business and a Global Lead Client Services Partner at Deloitte. She was the first Chinese American woman admitted to partnership at Deloitte, selected as a member of Deloitte’s Board Council and the CEO Advisory Partner Council.
Known as a community builder and connector, Anna has a deep passion for creating economic and educational access for all and for diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and society. She inspires her team and organizations to make positive sustained societal impacts and is focused on building leaders to do so. She has demonstrated commitments to the development and advancement of emerging leaders, women and diverse professionals into senior executive and corporate board director roles. She frequently speaks and is quoted in leading publications, websites, TV and media on international business, governance, leadership, social and cultural matters.
Anna is the Co-Founder and current President and Board Chairman of Ascend, North America’s membership network of Pan-Asian business professionals and the co-founder of Ascend Pinnacle, North America’s network of Pan-Asian corporate directors. Her impact extends beyond the AAPI community with other boards she currently serves on including the boards and advisory boards of the Commonwealth Club of California and the United Way Bay Area, both of which she served as past Board Chairman of and of the Asian Pacific Fund. In addition, she is the Co-chair of the Women CEOs in America Initiative, a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum and a past board and executive committee member of the Committee of 100 and APIA Scholars.
An immensely curious and creative individual, Anna also focuses on creating positive environments, building public art, pursuing her love of cooking and entertaining, renovating her Victorian home and exploring nature with her family and friends.