Geng XIAO is Professor of Practice in Finance and Public Policy at School of Business and the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong.
Geng is also an Executive Member of the Academic Committee of the International Finance Forum (IFF) and an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Board of HSBC Bank (China).
Previously Xiao Geng held a number of positions in academic and policy institutions, including Senior Fellow and Vice President for China of the Fung Global Institute, Director of the Columbia Global Centers | East Asia, Founding Director of the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, honorary and tenured professor at School of Economics of HKU, Head of Research and Advisor to the Chairman at the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Vice President of the Chinese Economists Society in the U.S., an Independent Director of the London-based Genesis Emerging Markets Fund, 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.
Xiao Geng has done extensive empirical and policy research on the Chinese economy, covering macroeconomics, exchange rate, finance, SOE reforms, productivity, urbanization, US-China relations, and institutional economics. He holds B.S. in Management Sciences from the University of Science and Technology of China and MA and PhD in Economics from UCLA.