Erica Lai is an analyst with BowerGroupAsia in Taiwan. Prior to joining BGA, Erica served as manager of government and public affairs at the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham Taipei) from 2014 to 2018. There she communicated regulatory issues with central and local government agencies on behalf of about 24 industries. She also served as the chamber’s contact for media questions.
As a key member of the AmCham team, Erica advocated policy changes and regulatory transparency with government agencies and media outlets. The 24 committees that she interacted with on a daily basis included sectors as diverse as finance, healthcare, energy, retail, technology, infrastructure, intellectual property, human resources, chemicals, real estate, sustainable development, telecommunications and media, transportation and travel and tourism.
Before joining AmCham Taipei, Erica worked for research companies focused on retail, yacht building and fast-moving consumer goods.
Erica was born and raised in Taiwan. She has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from the University of Montana in Missoula.