Andrew Sheng
Andrew Sheng L.T.
Dr. Lim Suan Poh (
Sabah College, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
University of Bristol, U.K. (1969)
G03-G05, Main Building,
Pokfulam Road, Lung Fu Shan, The University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
HK office
(852) 2300 2728
Areas of Expertise:
International Finance and Monetary Economics
Financial Regulation
Global Governance

Andrew Sheng is well known in global financial circles as a former central banker
and financial regulator in Asia and a commentator on global finance. He is
Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, the University of Hong Kong. Andrew
is the Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission, a Board Member
of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, a member of
the international advisory council of the China Investment Corporation, the China
Development Bank, China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities
and Exchange Board of India.  He is also an advisor to the United Nations
Environment Program Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System.

Andrew served as Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong
Kong from 1998 to 2005, having previously been a central banker with the Hong
Kong Monetary Authority and Bank Negara Malaysia. He also worked with the
World Bank from 1989 to 1993. From 2003 to 2005, he chaired the Technical
Committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
He has published widely on monetary, economics and financial issues. His 2009
book entitled, "
From Asian to global financial crisis: an Asian regulator’s view of
unfettered finance in the 1990s and 2000s", was published by Cambridge University
Press. His forthcoming book is "
Shadow Banking in China: An Opportunity for
Financial Reform", with Ng Chow Soon (John Wiley).

He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and
Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing and the University of Malaya, Kuala
Lumpur. In 2009, he became the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak.

He writes regularly on international finance and monetary economics, financial
regulation and global governance for Project Syndicate, AsiaNewsNet and leading
economic magazines and newspapers in China and Asia. A chartered accountant
by training, he has a BSc in Economics and Honorary Doctorates from the
University of Bristol and University of Malaya. In April 2013, Andrew was named by
Time magazine as one of the
100 most influential people in the world. He also
appeared in the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job” in 2011.
JSM, Malaysia, 1985
SBS – Silver Bauhinia Star, Hong Kong, 1997
LLD (Hon) University of Bristol, 1999
JP, Justice of Peace, Hong Kong, 1999
SPDK, Datuk Seri Panglima, Sabah, September 2005
Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN),Tan Sri, by His Majesty the King of Malaysia,
June 2010
Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Securities Institute (HKSI), 2012
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Andrew Sheng
Distinguished Fellow
Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong