Stephen Orlins

Stephen Orlins

President, National Committee on United States-China Relations; 美中关系全国委员会主席

Stephen Orlins has been president of the National Committee since 2005. Prior to that, he was the managing director of Carlyle Asia and the chairman of the board of Taiwan Broadband Communications, one of Taiwan’s largest cable television and high speed internet providers. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Orlins was a senior advisor to AEA Investors Inc., a New York based leveraged buyout firm, with responsibility for AEA’s business activities throughout Asia. From 1983 to 1991, Mr. Orlins worked for the investment banking firm of Lehman Brothers where he was a Managing Director from 1985 to 1991. From 1987 to 1990, he served as President of Lehman Brothers Asia. Based in Hong Kong, he supervised over 150 professionals with offices in Hong Kong, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Manila and Singapore. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Orlins practiced law with Coudert Brothers and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York, Hong Kong and Beijing. From 1976 to 1979, Mr. Orlins served in the Office of the Legal Advisor of the United States Department of State, first in the Office of the Assistant Legal Advisor for Political-Military Affairs and then for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. While in that office, he was a member of the legal team that helped establish diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Orlins is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and earned his law degree at Harvard Law School. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 1992, Mr. Orlins was the Democratic nominee for the United States Congress in New York’s Third Congressional District.

Stephen Orlins自2005年起担任美中关系全国委员会会长。在此之前,Orlins担任亚洲规模最大的私募股权融资机构之一Carlyle Asia的董事总经理,及TBC台湾宽频通讯的董事长。TBC台湾宽屏为台湾当地最大的有线电视及高速互联网供应商。加入Carlyle Asia之前,Orlins担任总部设立于纽约的融资控股收购公司AEA Investors的高级顾问,并负责AEA Investors的亚洲业务。1983年至1991年,Orlins供职于雷曼兄弟。1985年到1991年,Orlins担任雷曼兄弟的董事总经理。1987年至1990年担任雷曼兄弟位于香港的亚洲投资有限公司总裁,并管理位于香港、韩国、中国大陆、台湾、泰国、 马尼拉和新加坡的150多位高级员工。加入雷曼兄弟之前,Orlins在Coudert Brothers和Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison律师事务所工作,并处理其位于纽约、香港和北京等地的法律业务。1976年至1979年,Orlins在美国国务院法律顾问办公室工作,先供职于政治军事事务助理法律顾问办公室,再进入东亚与太平洋事务助理法律顾问办公室。任职期间,Orlins作为法律部成员曾帮助建立中美外交关系。Orlins以二等优异成绩从哈佛大学本科学院毕业,并在哈佛大学法学院取得法学博士学位。Orlins通晓中文并可以进行流利的普通话对话。Orlins同时是外交关系委员会的成员。1992年,Orlins是美国国会在纽约第三个国会选区的民主党提名人。