Executive Director, Head of Financial Innovation Department and International Cooperation Department
National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII)
Mr Wan Tailei is the Head of Financial Innovation Department and International Cooperation Department of NAFMII. He is responsible for the Association’s mechanism and product innovation, international cooperation and exchange, and foreign affairs. He has been actively promoted the research and innovation on M&A note, carbon index linked note, asset-back note and other important products. He has been actively engaged in expanding cooperation and establishing close communication with government agencies, regulatory authorities, self-regulatory organisations (SROs), professional and academia around the global. Under his leadership, the International Cooperation Department of NAFMII has established contacts with 185 institutions in 37 countries and territories, including 34 overseas SROs, 58 financial institutions, 69 financial market administrators, 14 universities and think tanks, and 10 multilateral organisations such as IMF and ADB.
Before his current role, Mr Wan worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the investment banking division of CITIC Securities Co. Ltd,. At the beginning of his career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he worked as a translator and interpreter for the Department of Translation and Interpretation. Afterwards, he moved to the Spokesperson’s Office of the Department of Information, responsible for news release, press conferences and media relations. After accumulating rich experiences in diplomacy, he transferred to the investment banking sector and engaged in the debt capital markets business. He had the experiences both in domestic debt market and cross-border transactions.
Mr Wan holds a Masters degree in International Relations from China Foreign Affairs University and has extensive experience in international cooperation and financial market research and practice with a special focus on the bond market. He has a long-term commitment in promoting the internationalisation of China’s bond market.