Daniel Rechtschaffen is a Shanghai-based political and regulatory risk analyst for Greater China and Northeast Asia. His work focuses on how China’s position in the world and relationships with other countries drive risks for companies. His specialties include investment restrictions, sanctions and export controls, as well as the political, regulatory and reputational risks that companies face in mainland China and Hong Kong.
Recent tasks that Daniel has worked on include:
Before joining Control Risks, Daniel worked in government relations for the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, where he managed the Chamber’s relations with the US government, AmCham’s policy and advocacy papers, and the company’s California initiative. Daniel was one of the founding editors of Sixth Tone, a Shanghai-based news agency, and his articles have appeared in a range of publications, including Slate, Forbes, The Diplomat and Quartz.
Daniel has a master’s degree in China Studies from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in history from Concordia University.