NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Jeannette Chu has joined the firm's U.S. Advisory Forensic Services Practice where she will focus on helping clients with export control and trade compliance matters. Leveraging over 30 years of federal government service, including 13 years as a U.S. diplomat in China and 24 years as a criminal investigator in several agencies, Ms. Chu will be expanding PwC's presence in the market and also developing new opportunities relating to export controls.
"Jeannette will be a valuable addition to our team to help guide our clients through the intricacies of export controls," said Erik Skramstad, PwC's U.S. Forensics Practice leader. "Jeannette's insight and experience will help our clients better understand export control policies, including the current export control reform effort and proliferation issues. As a leading authority on China business issues, Jeannette brings unparalleled depth of experience and unique perspectives that will be valuable to our clients looking to succeed in that very challenging market. "
Prior to joining PwC, Ms. Chu was a Senior Policy Advisor at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. Department of Commerce, where she worked on foreign policy issues, export control reform, commodity jurisdiction and licensing matters. Earlier in her career, Ms. Chu served as the Senior Export Control Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing where she established a high-level dialogue on export control cooperation. She also was previously the first Immigration Attache and Officer-In-Charge of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service offices in Guangzhou and Beijing.
For more information about PwC's U.S. Advisory Forensic Services Practice and how the firm can assist clients with exports controls and trade compliance matters, please visit: www.pwc.com/us/forensic-services.
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