Chief Economist
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Dr Zhihuan E has been the Chief Economist of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) since June 2016. She leads the economic research team providing extensive research on economic and financial market developments in Mainland China, Hong Kong and major global economies in depth. Before her present appointment, Dr E was the Deputy General Manager of the Economics and Strategic Planning Department of BOCHK, in charge of the economic research division.

Dr E joined Bank of China in 1991. She has more than 20 years of experiences in research management and at the bank’s head office strategic development in Head Office and New York branch. She conducted research on China’s exchange rate reform and the Asian Financial Crisis organised by the Research Office of the State Council. Dr E has done in depth study on the economy and financial policies of China, the RMB’s exchange rate and more. A number of significant research topics, such as financial sector reform and China’s banking sector have been conducted under her guidance. Dr E has published over 100 research papers and won a variety of awards. She also published and participated in writing nearly 10 academic books. Dr E graduated and received a Doctoral Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China in 2000.