Dan Biers
Policy Planning Staff
Term of Appointment: 08/2016 to present

Dan Biers covers China and Asia. A Foreign Service Officer since 2003, Dan has served in Taiwan, South Africa, Bangladesh and China, where he was the internal unit chief in Embassy Beijing’s Political Section from 2013-2016. Before joining the State Department, Dan was an Asia-based journalist for the Associated Press, the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review, covering major stories including the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and the 1997 Asia financial crisis.