Dr. Li Jin currently serves as Chair Professor of Finance at Guanghua School of Management in Peking University. He is the Director of the National Centre for Financial Research at Peking University, as well as the Director of the Management Case Research Centre at Peking University, Associate Dean and Finance Department Co-Chair at Guanghua School of Management. He is a recipient of the prestigious "thousand talent plan (千人计划)" recognition of the Chinese central government.
In the past, he has been a finance professor at the Harvard Business School and also served as an executive committee member of the Fairbank Centre for East Asian Research at Harvard University. He currently also serves as Professor of Finance at Oxford University Said Business School, and is a member of Oxford University China Centre.
Li Jin currently serves as the Founding Academic Director of the Harvard-Oxford-Peking University Family Business and Private Sector Business Program. He is an internationally recognized expert of corporate governance, and serves on the board and scientific committee of Global Corporate Governance Colloquia representing China. He is also director and senior advisor of many academic and practitioner organizations around the world, and serves as independent director or outside director for many listed and non-listed firms, fund management companies and SEOs in China and abroad.
Li Jin has published numerous articles at leading academic journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting And Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, etc. He has earned rewards such as FAME Research Prize, PanAgora Quantitative Research Award, and Best Paper Award in TCFA Conference, Financial Management Association European Conference, and Global Financial Association Annual Conference, etc. He has authored or co-authored about two dozen cases studies about Chinese companies.
Li Jin received his Ph.D. in finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2001, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Fudan University in 1992. Before entering graduate school, he was a full time faculty member at Fudan University, Department of International Finance.