Gao Xiqing, Former President of China Investment Corporation
Former CIC President Gao Xiqing will engage with the audience in an “off-the-record” dialogue on China’s economic reform and capital markets.
Gao Xiqing is the former president of China Investment Corporation (CIC), China’s sovereign wealth fund, which is responsible for managing part of the country's foreign exchange reserves. Previously, he served as vice chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund of China from 2003-2007, following his role as vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).
As a co-founder of China's Stock Exchange Executive Council, Dr. Gao was instrumental in the establishment of the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges in 1990. As one of the founding members of CSRC, China’s securities regulator, Dr. Gao served as its general counsel and director of public offerings from 1992 to 1995. From 1997 to July 1999, he served as vice chairman and chief executive officer of BOC International, the investment banking arm of Bank of China.
Mr. Gao graduated from the Duke University School of Law in 1986, where he was a Richard Nixon Scholar. He received both his bachelor's degree and a master of laws from Beijing's University of International Business and Economics (UIBE). He has taught at Duke Law School, the Law School of Tsinghua University, UIBE, and the Guanghua Management School of Peking University. He is also a recipient of the Lifetime of Leadership Award from the Yale School of Management.