Angela Yuen

Angela Yuen is Deputy General Counsel of JERA Co., Inc., the largest power generation company in Japan and one of the largest power producers in the world. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Angela studied and trained in Australia before qualifying as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 2000. She moved to Japan out of a sense of adventure and professional curiosity, which took her to the legal departments of two major Japanese trading companies, Sojitz Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation. Her career then led her to a global gold mining major headquartered in Melbourne and a brief stint in Seoul before returning to Tokyo in 2015 and joining Allen & Overy. Angela oversees JERA’s Legal Group which advises the Board of Directors and leadership team and provides strategic legal support to JERA’s domestic and international businesses spanning the entire energy value chain. She is passionate about supporting bold young professional females to maximize their leadership potential and attain their highest professional goals. She has 3 young children and believes that women can have it all – a fulfilling career and a healthy family.