Dr. Tao Wang Biography

Dr. Tao Wang is a Managing Director and Head of Asia Economic Research at UBS investment bank. She leads a Number One ranked team that covers macroeconomic and policy issues in Asia and China, and she has ranked as the top China/Asia economist in multiple Institutional Investor and AsiaMoney surveys. Prior to joining UBS, Dr. Wang was Head of Greater China Economics and Strategy at Bank of America and Head of Asian Economics at BP plc. Before joining the private sector, Dr. Wang was a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). During the eight years she spent at the IMF, Dr. Wang was involved in program negotiations and annual consultations with many member countries in Asia (including China), Europe and the Middle East, and published a number of research papers. Dr. Wang is a member of the Mainland Opportunities Committee of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council and a member of the Chief China Economists Forum.  Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and her bachelor’s degree from Renmin University in Beijing.