Sifu James Van

Board Member


James Van is a retired executive with 38 years of technical, commercial and general management duties in the oil and gas industry. James’ career footprint covered Europe, Asia, North and South America. Van received his degree in chemical engineering from the University of Southern California and was actively involved in the STEM program with high schools in Long Beach, California. James started his martial arts training in Taekwondo at the age of 15 in Hawaii and continued his pursuit in Yang Taichi, Chen Taichi, Baji and Piqua with Sifu Jason Tsou.