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China Investment Conference 2021

Jun Ma

Founder and President, Institute of Finance and Sustainability


Jun Ma is Founder and President of the Institute of Finance and Sustainability.

Dr. Ma is also an Adjunct Professor at Peking University National School of Development, Chairman of the Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking, Co-Chair of the G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group, and Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Green Investment Principles for the Belt & Road.

Between 2018 and 2020, Dr. Ma was a member of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s Monetary Policy Committee, and Director of the Center for Finance and Development at Tsinghua University. Between 2014 and 2017, he served as Chief Economist at the PBOC’s Research Bureau. Before joining the PBOC, he worked for 13 years at Deutsche Bank, where he was Managing Director/Chief Economist/Investment Strategist for Greater China. During 1992 to 2000, he worked as Senior Economist and Economist at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. From 1988 to 1990, he was a research fellow at the Development Research Center of China's State Council.

Dr. Ma published numerous books and articles on monetary policy, financial market, and green/sustainable finance. He led the drafting of China’s green finance guidelines in 2015-16 and played a key role in developing the global consensus on scaling up green finance under the G20 framework during 2016-18.

Dr. Ma received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Georgetown University in 1994, and his Master's degree in Management Science from Fudan University in 1988. He received numerous awards for his research and policy advocacy and was ranked the #1 Asia Economist by Institutional Investors for four years in a row from 2009 to 2012.