Shu "George" Chen's career spans international media, academia, and now public policy. George joined Facebook in January 2016 as the company's first-ever Head of Public Policy for Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mongolia. In this role, George works with the governments, legislators, and other stakeholders on a wide range of policy issues from online safety to data privacy, and free expression to digital economy.
Prior to Facebook, George worked in the media sector for about 15 years, including being managing editor of the South China Morning Post. He also held editor and project manager positions at Reuters and Dow Jones in Hong Kong and Shanghai. George has been a five-times judge (2014-2018) for journalism awards of the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA).