Asia & US


Richard Upchurch

Policy Manager, Asia & US

Tel: +1 202 503 1570

Richard helps advise, assist and attract some of the world’s major ICT organisations. He conducts research on policy developments relevant to client operations, prepares materials to promote client interests at international fora, and helps facilitate Access Partnership’s business development agenda.

Prior to joining Access Partnership, Richard worked for a leading healthcare software firm, where he helped medical professionals around the United States overcome the challenges associated with adopting an electronic medical record software system. He also worked alongside Foreign Service Officers at the US Embassy in Beijing, where he helped manage US-China people-to-people relations. Richard holds an MA in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in Asian Studies from Furman University. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

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