Chief China Economist

Dr Shusong Ba is the Chief China Economist of HKEX. He is also the Chief Economist of the China Banking Association, a member of the HKSAR Government’s Economic Development Commission, the Deputy Secretary General of China Society of Macroeconomics, a member of MOFCOM’s (Ministry of Commerce's) Advisory Committee on Economic and Trade Policy, CBRC’s Expert Guidance Committee for the Banking Industry’s Implementation of the New Basel Capital Accord, CSRC’s M&A Specialists Committee and China’s “13th Five-Year Plan” National Development and Planning Specialists Committee.

Dr Ba is a fellow of experts who receives the State Council Special Allowance. He was the Deputy General Manager of the Bank of China Hangzhou Branch, the Assistant General Manager of Bank of China (Hong Kong), the Director-General of the Strategy and Development Committee of the Securities Association of China, and the Deputy Director-General of the Financial Research Institute of the State Council’s Development Research Centre. He 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. He was also a senior visiting scholar at Columbia Business School.

Dr Ba published a number of academic articles and books on the Basel Capital Accords and China’s economic and financial development. He received the Global Youth Leader award from the World Economic Forum in 2009.