Managing Director in the Export Controls, Sanctions & Trade practice
Sally Peng is a Managing Director in the Export Controls, Sanctions & Trade practice at FTI Consulting and is based in Hong Kong. She is an expert in export controls and economic sanctions, international trade strategy, and global supply chain optimization and compliance.
Sally has been a trusted advisor for many MNCs on their international trade and customs issues. She assisted many Asia-based companies in defending regulatory actions from US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), such as Valuation, Country of Origin, Free Trade Agreements and most recently, Withhold Release Orders ( WROs). During the on-going US-China trade war, Sally is sought after by her clients to advise them on mitigating strategies against US section 301 and 232 retaliation tariffs and overall supply chain management. Her industry coverage includes apparel, footwear, handbag & leather goods, hardline goods and consumer electronics.
Sally has extensive experience advising public-listed companies on their complex encryption programs under US and Hong Kong laws and in other Asia Pacific jurisdictions, including representing her clients in front of relevant government agencies in those jurisdictions. She also advises several China-based clients regarding US sanctions regulations and has performed on-site impact analysis. In addition, she works closely with her clients’ legal, procurement and logistics teams to build best-in-class Export Control and Sanction compliance programs. Her industry coverage includes banks, telecommunications, national defense contractors, heavy machinery, and research universities.
Sally takes her passion for international trade beyond individual companies, having participated in negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), as well as serving as a key member on numerous trade missions, including to China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, and various African countries. She is also highly involved in the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, serving on several committees, including as Co-Chair of the Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee. She is also a Senior Advisor to the Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Sally was based in Beijing & Hong Kong for over ten years and served as the Asia Pacific practice leader of a US-based law firm focused on International Trade and Customs. Sally holds a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a Diploma from Peking University Law School in Beijing, and a B.A. from National Chengchi University College of Law. Sally is admitted to Massachusetts Bar and Bar of Washington D.C. She is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.