Li Shan


Silk Road Finance Corporation Limited

Dr. Li’s leadership experience with global financial institutions and major Chinese banks spans over 25 years. A member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Dr. Li is the CEO of Silk Road Finance Corporation, Vice Chairman of the Silk Road Planning Research Center, Chairman and CEO of Chinastone Capital and the Vice Chairman of Chinese Financial Association of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG, and serves as a Senior Advisor to Zurich Insurance.

Dr. Li’s former positions include Chief International Business Advisor of China Development Bank, Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank Asia, and CEO of Bank of China International Holdings (BOCI). Prior to joining BOCI, Dr. Li was the Managing Director and Head of China Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers, and Executive Director of Investment Banking and Chief China Economist at Goldman Sachs.

Dr. Li also holds several academic positions including Vice Chairman of the Institute for Governance Studies at Tsinghua University, Visiting Committee member of the MIT Economics Department, member of the MIT Sloan Finance Advisory Board, and member of the Dean’s Council of the Harvard Kennedy School.

Dr. Li holds a BS in MIS from Tsinghua University, an MA in Economics from the University of California, Davis and a PhD in Economics from MIT.