Stephen Tu is the interim Director of Transportation Policy at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. In this role, he works with the VP of Housing, Transportation and Community Development to shape decision-making on transportation policy, programs, and infrastructure.
Stephen comes to the Leadership Group after spending 7+ years in the Washington DC area, where he received his Master of Public Policy degree from George Washington University and worked as a transportation planner at the local level. He brings expertise in active transportation, public transit, and smart growth supportive policies and infrastructure with an eye towards equity and safety.
Outside of public policy work, Stephen spends his time volunteering for youth camp programs and community-building efforts for the Taiwanese-American community. Stephen was raised in Fremont, CA and enjoys hiking in the many great parks of the East Bay Regional Park District with his wife, Samantha.