Updated : 26 May 2017

Chief China Economist

Professor Ba Shusong is Chief China Economist of HKEX. He is also Chief Economist of the China Banking Association, a member of the HKSAR Government’s Economic Development Commission, Deputy Secretary General of China Society of Macroeconomics, a member of MOFCOM’s (Ministry of Commerce) Advisory Committee on
Economic and Trade Policy, a member of CBRC’s Expert Guidance Committee for the banking industry’s implementation of the new Basel capital accord, a member of CSRC’s M&A Specialists Committee, and a member of China’s “13th Five-Year Plan” National Development and Planning Specialists Committee. Professor Ba is a
fellow of experts who receive the State Council Special Allowance.

He was previously Deputy General Manager of the Bank of China Hangzhou Branch, Assistant General Manager of Bank of China (Hong Kong), Director – general of the Strategy and Development Committee of the Securities Association of China, and Deputy Director – general of the Financial Research Institute of the State Council’s Development Research Centre. He was engaged in post-doctoral researches in the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University, and was appointed as the Chief Researcher in “International Economic and Financial Structure” by the State Council’s Development Research Centre and was also a senior
visiting scholar at Columbia Business School.

Professor Ba has published a number of academic articles and books on the new Basel capital accord and China’s economic and financial development. He received the Global Youth Leader award from the World Economic Forum in 2009.