Kin Moy was appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs on June 15, 2021. Immediately prior to this appointment, Mr. Moy was the Acting Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He has been a Foreign Service Officer for 29 years. His most recent diplomatic assignment was Chief of Mission of the American Institute in Taiwan. Prior to that he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, with responsibility for China, Mongolia, and Taiwan. He has also served as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Office of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Director of the Executive Secretariat Staff in the Office of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In addition to his Washington assignments, he has served in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, and the U.S. Consulate in Busan. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and holds the personal rank of Career Minister. He graduated from Columbia University and the University of Minnesota, and is a Mandarin and Cantonese speaker.