Chinese Economy Keynote Speakers
A selection of expert keynote speakers from our global network on the Chinese economy
China will shape the 21st century, so it’s crucial for any business to understand the dynamics impacting its future.
Whether it be internal shifts in economic and political power, the Belt And Road Initiative, US-China trade wars or demographic and social trends, these speakers provide conference audiences with penetrating insights to help them get China right.
Linda Yueh is an economist and broadcaster with a global reputation for her incisive analysis of macroeconomic trends.
She is the author of several books on China, including China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower and Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Development since 1979.
Haiyan Wang is a leading business strategist, focusing on how China and India are re-shaping global markets.
A Managing Partner of DC-based China India Institute, her most recent book is The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies Are Becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other's Markets (2014).
She is also co-author of Getting China and India Right (2009).
Jamil Anderlini is the Financial Times’ Asia Editor.
Based in Hong Kong, he coordinates the paper’s coverage of the region and has a particular specialism in China’s economy, business environment, politics and foreign policy.
Singapore-based geo-strategist Parag Khanna is an internationally best-selling author and leading expert on the rise of China and Asia.
His latest book, published in February 2019, is The Future Is Asian: Global Order In the 21st Century.
The Financial Times described The Future Is Asian as an ”authoritative book which may well become a standard reference”.
The Financial Times’ Global China Editor, James Kynge is renowned as one of the world’s leading analysts of China and its interactions with the rest of the world.
He writes and speaks regularly on key China-related themes such as the Belt And Road Initiative and the US-China trade war.
Based at the Peterson Institute For International Economics, Nicholas Lardy is regarded as among the top tier of observers of the Chinese economy.
In early 2018 he published The State Strikes Back: The End Of Economic Reform In China?. Here, he argues that while China could continue to see high rates of growth, Xi Jinping’s policy of increasing state involvement is crowding out the more vibrant private sector, thereby threatening to stall the economy.
George Magnus is a prolific author on China and global macroeconomic trends, with a reputation for predicting key economic events such as the global financial crisis.
The former Chief Economist at UBS, he is currently a Research Associate at Oxford University’s China Centre and SOAS.
His latest book, Red Flags: Why Xi’s China is in Jeopardy (2018), identifies 4 key traps that are threatening China’s growth.
A Professor Of Trade Policy at Cornell University and author of Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi (2016), Eswar Prasad is one of the world’s best-known experts on the Chinese financial system.
He is perfectly placed to provide penetrating insights on the US-China trade war, the future of the Renminbi and other key issues.