A leader on corporate public affairs, sustainability, and stakeholder engagement in Asia Pacific, Steven Okun created APAC Advisors to offer clients expertise in government relations, policy, and sustainability empowering them to operate at the intersection of business, government, and media.
He has more than 25 years of experience across government, public affairs, and communications and has lived and worked in Asia since 2003.
Also a Senior Advisor for geostrategic consultancy McLarty Associates, Steven is a sought-after speaker on US politics and foreign policy and its nexus to business, increasingly with a focus on sustainability.
A frequent analyst for CNBC and Channel News Asia, he also authors regular commentary for The Straits Times (Singapore).
He served in the Administration of President Clinton as Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Transportation and worked on numerous U.S. presidential campaigns. He created and led public affairs for KKR Asia Pacific from 2011-2017, including implementing their ESG policy in the region.