Li Shan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hunan province. He was born in 1960, graduated from Tsinghua University, earned a master's in economics from the University of California Davis in the USA, and earned a doctorate in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA, where he studied finance and economic theory. He was an associate in foreign exchange trading at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Dr. Li publishes frequently in leading English and Chinese newspapers and magazines including the Asian Wall Street Journal, China Securities Daily, China Industrial and Commercial Times, and Hong Kong Economic Times and Reform. He is quoted by the international business press, and he also regularly appears on English and Chinese TV including CNBC, ABN, CCTV, and Beijing TV. His work on modern economic theory has appeared in The Journal of Finance, a leading academic journal. Li Shan is executive president of the International Bank of China, Hong Kong.