The Asia Scotland Institute, in partnership with the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communications, is delighted to welcome Li Yu to Edinburgh on the 8th of March. Li will be presenting ‘China’s Financial Market Liberalisation and Cross-Border Investment Opportunities’.
Li joined HSBC Global Banking and Markets (GBM) in 2011 from Schroders NFC as an Alternatives Product Specialist. In 2013, Li was selected as one of the China ambassadors from London to attend HSBC’s China ambassador training programme in Shanghai before taking on the role of China Specialist to promote HSBC China propositions across the global client base.
In her current role, Li drives HSBC GBM’s strategy of gaining access to both inbound and outbound China investments for institutional clients and has been a key contributor to the HSBC Group’s renminbi internationalisation initiatives.
Prior to joining HSBC, Li spent over 10 years at Goldman Sachs in a variety of investment banking roles including derivatives funding, stock lending and repo, as well as debt syndication. In the Alternatives sector, Li has worked on high profile managed account platforms and fund launches.
Li is a CFA Charterholder, holds a 1st class honours degree in Financial Economics and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese. Li is an active member of 100 Women in Finance, Women in ETF, Women in Banking and Finance, and is also the Chair of HSBC China Connect.