Emerging leader of AIIB

Jin Liqun is Chairman of Board of Supervisors of the sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corporation, and its subsidiary Central Huijin Investment Ltd.. He is the Secretary General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). He is also serving as deputy chair of the International Working Group of Sovereign Wealth Funds.
Jin Liqun was appointed as the Secretary General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in October, 2014. Mr. Jin was Vice President (Operations) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Before joining the ADB in August 2003, he served as Vice Minister of Finance, Director General of the World Bank Department at the Ministry of Finance, and Alternative Executive Director of China to the World Bank Group. He was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China.
Jin has been active in international economic affairs for three decades, particularly since the Asian financial crisis in 1997.
He has worked on a number of bilateral and multilateral economic and finance forums, such as the China-US Joint Economic Committee, China-UK Economic and Finance Dialogue, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Plus Three.
Mr. Jin holds an Master of Arts degree in English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University. He was also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at Boston University from1987 to 1988. He joined the Ministry of Finance in 1980 after completing his graduate program from Beijing Foreign Languages Institute.

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