Catherine Tai is the deputy director for Asia of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). She is responsible for overall program management, performance reporting, donor communication and partnership management throughout Southeast Asia. Tai’s portfolio of projects focuses on partnering with business associations to strengthen the role of the private sector and mobilize local networks of small and medium enterprises for constructive policy reform. Previously, Tai was the senior program officer for East Asia at the Eurasia Foundation, where she provided technical assistance to civil society groups and designed new initiatives with local partners. She has a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland – College Park and a BA in diplomacy from National Chengchi University.