World Capital Markets Symposium

Chi Lo

Senior Economist, Greater China, BNP Paribas Investment, Hong Kong

Chi Lo is the Senior Economist for Greater China of BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) based in Hong Kong. He joined BNPP IP in 2010 through HFT Investment Management (HK), BNPP IP’s joint venture partner in China, where he was CEO.

Prior to joining HFT, he was Head of Overseas Investment at Ping An of China Asset Management (HK) Ltd. Chi’s other positions in Asia included Asia Research Head for the British private property fund Grosvenor, chief economist and strategist for Asia at Standard Chartered Bank and research director for Greater China at HSBC in Hong Kong.

Before working in Asia, Chi was an economic advisor to the Canadian Treasury in Canada. His other experience includes international research firms in North America, regulatory bodies for securities trading in Toronto and London, and blue-chip international investment banks in North America, England and Asia.

Chi is the author of nine books on Chinese and Asian economic development and markets. He has published research work in international periodicals and newspapers, and has appeared as a commentator on international media and speaker at international seminars, such as the World Economic Forum, Asian Development Bank, and House of Lords of the British Parliament.

Chi’s latest book is “Chi Time on China and the RMB’s Future” (2014).

Chi did his economics graduate work at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in England and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada.