Priscilla Baek

Policy Lead, Asia


June 9, 10.15am - 11am
Plenary Panel - Clean and Healthy Transport Systems
Priscilla Baek is Policy Lead for Asia and Head of Policy for Korea at Uber, a smartphone app that is transforming the way cities move. In her role, she is responsible for building partnerships with governments and other stakeholders to create innovative, safe and sustainable mobility options for cities. Prior to Uber, she was Senior Manager of Public Affairs at Mitsui & Co., a Japanese trading and investment company, where she specialized in political risk management and policy analysis. She also served as an Advisor at the US Department of Treasury, where she developed policies to mitigate future financial crises, and Manager of Policy and Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she was responsible for managing a national campaign for the passage of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Priscilla has served on the board of directors and advisory council of the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Asian American public service leaders. She holds a BA in Public Policy and Spanish from Duke University and a masters in Korean Studies from the University of Hawaii-Manoa.