Angus Yang is an MPP student at the Jackson School of Global Affairs focusing on diplomacy, international security, and international development. Prior to Yale, Angus served as Taiwan's career diplomat for over five years, dedicated to advancing Taiwan's bilateral ties with foreign countries. His most recent posting was in Ottawa at Taiwan's de facto embassy to Canada, where he excelled as an academia and media liaison. In this role, Angus promoted Taiwan's presence in Canada by arranging interviews with top Taiwanese officials, coordinating scholar exchanges, and organizing seminars and cultural events with his Canadian counterparts. Notably, he facilitated the official visit of the Canadian parliamentary delegation to Taiwan, where the delegation met with Taiwan's president and cabinet ministers of defense and foreign affairs. Angus's foreign service journey began as a senior officer at Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he fostered Taiwan's relations with central and eastern European countries. It was during this time that he orchestrated the historic visit of Czech Senate President MiloŇ° Vystr?il to Taiwan in 2020 and initiated the first-ever joint humanitarian cooperation project between Taiwan and Poland targeting Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Hailing from Taiwan, Angus holds a Master of Arts in diplomacy from National Chengchi University and a Bachelor of Arts in public administration and policy from National Taipei University. He also honed his French skills while being an exchange student at Université Paris Dauphine (PSL). Angus is currently a Rotary Global Grant scholar, representing Taipei Metaverse Rotary Club (District 3522).

Looking ahead, Angus intends to continue his career as a diplomat, while exploring opportunities in international NGOs, particularly addressing economic and political development issues in the Global South.