Professor Xiao, Geng 肖耿
Geng XIAO is Professor of Practice in Finance and Public Policy at School of Business and Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong. He is also a founder, founding Fellow and first President of the professional association “Hong Kong Institution for International Finance (HKIIF)”, and an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Board of HSBC Bank (China).
Prior to rejoining HKU in 2015, Xiao Geng assumed a rich set of professional and leadership roles in academic, public policy, private business, and regulatory institutions in Asia, Europe, and the US, including Senior Fellow and Vice President for China at the Fung Global Institute, Director of the IFF Institute with the International Finance Forum based in Beijing, Director of the Columbia University’s Global Centers for East Asia based in Beijing, founding Director of the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy located at Tsinghua University, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution based in Washington D.C., Head of Research and Advisor to the Chairman at Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Vice President of the Chinese Economists Society based in the US, an Independent Director on the Board of the Genesis Emerging Markets Fund listed in London, a member of the board of supervisors at the Shenzhen Development Bank, a Faculty Associate at Harvard Institute for International Development, and a Consultant at the World Bank and UNDP.
Xiao Geng has more than 30 years of professional experiences in empirical and policy research on China’s economic reform and development, covering macroeconomics, exchange rate, finance, restructuring of state-owned enterprises, productivity change, development of cities, and US-China relations.
Xiao Geng holds B.S. in Management Sciences from the University of Science and Technology of China and MA and PhD in Economics from UCLA.
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|since 2012||Member||Hong Kong Forum|
|since 2008||Member||McKinsey Concouil of CHina Business Economists|
|since 2016||Founder, Founding Fellow, first President||Hong Kong Institution for International Finance|
|2007-2010||Commisioner||Commission on Eduction for International Development Professionals (Based in Columbia University and Sponsored by McArthur Foundation)|
|since 1986||Member||Chinese Economist Society (USA)|
|2004-2005||Member||China Economics Award Expert Group|
|since1996||Member||Hong Kong Economic Association|
|China's growth, development and reform|
|China's macro and financial policy|
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