Dr. Qi joined CIC as Executive Vice President in August 2016. As a member of CIC Executive Committee as well as Investment Committee, Dr. Qi takes on the responsibilities of CIC's Research Institute which covers macro and industry research as well as strategic planning and Investment Operations Department.
Prior to this, Dr. Qi spent 16 years at China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), leading the Commission's work on Fund Supervision, Financial Innovation Supervision, and the Research Center. He was most recently Director General of the International Cooperation Department at CSRC, pushing through many key market opening initiatives, including the closely watched "Shanghai-Hong Kong" and "Shenzhen-Hong Kong" Stock Connects, which are regarded as milestones in integrating China's capital markets and the Chinese investor community to the world arena.
Before returning to China, Dr. Qi worked with Wall Street firms including Goldman Sachs. Dr. Qi received his Doctorate degree in Econometrics from the Tsinghua University. He obtained his MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, as well as a Master's degree in Biophysics from the University of Rochester. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Physics from the Tsinghua University in 1991, where he remained to lecture on Physics during 1991-1992.
Dr. Qi is a prolific writer and a frequent public speaker on international forums. His economic essays are well followed in the business community. His book translation of "The Great Game - The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power" (by JS Gordon) has been widely read by business leaders, senior technocrats and top policy makers alike in China, and has been reprinted over 80 times since it went to press in 2005. His other major publications include "The China Capital Markets Development Report", which outlines China's capital markets development strategies to the year 2020, and is the result of collaboration that Dr. Qi led between a Chinese team and the World Bank in 2008.
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