Professor Yu Yuan

Founder, CEO and Head of Strategy, Shanghai Mingshi Investment Management

Yu Yuan is the Founder, CEO and Head of Strategy of Shanghai Mingshi Investment Management. He received his Ph.D in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2008, a Master’s degree in Economics from the University Wisconsin-Madison in 2003 and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2001. Before founding Mingshi,Professor Yuan held positions as a research associate at the Reserve Bank of Dallas, visiting Professor at the Wharton School, and Associate Professor at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. Prof. Yuan has nine published works in top three financial journals. Most recently, he co-authored ‘Size and Value in China’, which was published in the Journal of Financial Economics in October 2019. As CEO and Head of Strategy, Prof. Yuan is responsible to managing the firm’s research teams and is chair of the investment committee.