Chen Ding

CEO, CSOP Asset Management Limited

Chen Ding is the Chief Executive Officer of CSOP Asset Management Limited. She has held this position since 2010 and has led the company to become the largest RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) manager globally. Ms. Ding was also Assistant Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of China Southern Asset Management Co. Ltd. (“CSAM”) from 2003 to 2013. During her tenure at CSAM, she successfully established its Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (“QDII”) business to issue China’s first public QDII fund, which went on to become the largest in the nation. Ms. Ding was named “CEO of the Year in Asia” in the 2013 Best of Best Awards held by Asia Asset Management.

She serves as Chairperson of the Chinese Asset Management Association of Hong Kong, promoting communication and advocating for best practices among Chinese asset managers. In addition, she is a Board Member and Convener of the Mainland Opportunities Committee of Financial Services Development Council. She is also the Co-Chairperson of the International Business Committee of the Asset Management Association of China, as well as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and the Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Monetary Authority.