Managing Director and Chief Economist, Guangfa Securities Group
Minggao Shen is managing director and chief economist at Guangfa Securities Group (GFS). Before joining GFS, he served as chairman and chief economist at CEBM, Caixin Insight Group. He served as managing director, head of China Research, and Greater China chief economist at Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2009 to 2015. He was also chief economist at CAIJING magazine from 2008 to 2009, and chief economist and director of Economic and Market Analysis at Citibank (China) Co. Ltd from 2005 to 2008.
Dr Shen has taught at the China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, where he served as associate professor. He also worked as a research fellow at two government policy arms from 1988 to 1994; the Research Center for Rural Development, and the Development Research Center, which were both under the State Council. He received his doctoral degree in economics from Stanford University in 2001.