Vanessa C.L. Chang


Vanessa C.L. Chang was elected to the SYKES Board of Directors in 2016 and is a member of the Audit Committee and chairwoman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

From 1998 to 2018, Chang served as a director of EL & EL Investments, a private real estate investment business in Vancouver. Prior to that role, Chang served from 2000 to 2002 as chief executive officer and president of, an online dispute-resolution service based in Los Angeles.

Earlier in her career, Chang served as senior vice president of Secured Capital Corporation, a real estate investment bank in Los Angeles. From 1986 to 1997, she was a partner in the accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.

Chang serves as a director of Edison International and its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern California Edison Company, a regulated electric utility in Los Angeles. In addition, Chang is a director of Transocean Ltd., an offshore contract driller in Zug, Switzerland.

Chang is a director or trustee of 16 funds advised by the Capital Group’s subsidiaries in the American Funds and Capital Group Private Client Services families.

A graduate of the University of British Columbia, Chang is also a certified public accountant (inactive).