Meet the New Commercial Counselor at the U. S. Commercial Service
GREGORY M. WONG
As Commercial Counselor and Senior Commercial Officer of the U. S. Embassy in Bangkok, Greg leads a team of 18 experts who specialize in building profitable business partnerships between Thai and American entrepreneurs. Greg welcomes AMCHAM members’ inquiries for service.
Greg graduated from Harvard University ( MPA), and the University of Hawaii ( MBA). He has served as Commercial Officer in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Hawaii, Hanoi, Iraq, Taiwan, and Guangzhou and holds rank of Minister- Counselor in the U. S. Senior Foreign Service. Greg also worked for Jockey International, World Trade Center – St. Louis, was a Peace Corps volunteer in Burundi, Advisor to the UN High Commission for Refugees in Rwanda, and Board Chair for an organization that supported five orphanages in Vietnam.
Greg’s awards include a Gold Medal from the U. S. Secretary of Commerce ( the highest award bestowed by the U. S. Department of Commerce), and he was named a Littauer Fellow as one of the Top 15 student leaders in his graduating class from Harvard. He has completed basic Thai language training at Chulalongkorn University and will be in Thailand through 2019.