Keyu Jin Keynote Speaker
- Expert on globalisation, international finance and the Chinese economy
- Economic advisor to the Chinese Government
- Author of 'The New China Playbook: Beyond Socialism and Capitalism' (2023)
Keyu Jin's Biography
Dr. Keyu Jin is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an academic member of the China Finance 40 Group, an eminent advisor to the United Nations Development Programme, and has worked with the World Bank, the IMF, and the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and is a non-executive board member of the luxury conglomerate Richemont and the global bank Credit Suisse.
In 2023, Penguin publishes her new book- ‘ The New China Playbook: Beyond Socialism and Capitalism’ Writing about the book, Prof. Kenneth Rogoff said “The most important book on China in many years, written with stunning eloquence and clarity. Jin does not cover the warts, but insists on a holistic view. Anyone who want to understand China, and how to engage with it economically and politically, will greatly benefit from this deeply original book.”
Originally from Beijing, China, she holds a B.A., M.A. and PhD from Harvard University. Her research focuses on international macroeconomics and the Chinese economy. Multiple academic works have been published in the top academic journals in Economics.
In recent years, she has focused on technology investments in China, and is a general partner at Sky9 capital, a leading venture fund in China. A columnist for Project Syndicate and Caixin Magazine, the main economics and finance magazine in China, she writes widely about the Chinese economy and global finance, and have made multiple op-ed contributions to the Financial Times.
She was named Young global leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014.