Josephine Chang is Deputy General Counsel at GE Capital, the financial services division of General Electric Company that is focused on serving customers and markets aligned with GE’s industrial businesses. From emerging markets to developed economies, GE Capital’s focused team of finance experts connect capital to infrastructure and deliver innovative financial solutions that help make the world work better.
Josephine is currently serving as Deputy General Counsel of GE Capital and General Counsel of GE Treasury Working Capital Solutions business segment. Josephine joined GE Capital in 2002 as an Executive Counsel with increasing responsibilities over the years providing strategic, tactical and programmatic transactional, legal, governance and regulatory guidance for GE Capital’s equipment finance and trade finance businesses that provide financing solutions for global companies in multiple global industries as well as governmental agencies. Over her 17 years at GE, Josephine has played a key role in helping GE Capital’s business platforms achieve their goals and objectives in the fast-changing global environment.
As the current co-chair of GE Global Law & Policy Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Council and GE Capital’s Asian Pacific American Forum, Josephine is leading and driving diversity and inclusion and pro bono initiatives internally and externally in communities where GE operates globally, by thoughtfully making these initiatives and efforts contemporary, creative and urgent so as to move the needle.
Prior to joining GE, Josephine was associated with Norton Rose Fulbright in New York and Mayer Brown JSM (Johnson Stokes & Master) in Hong Kong where she specialized in domestic and cross border aircraft, shipping, rail and project finance transactions representing financial institutions as well as public and privately held companies.
Josephine was born in Beijing, China and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese dialects. She holds a bachelor’s degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. She is also a graduate of International Law Exchange Program sponsored by the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law.