Madame Wu, Xiaoling
Chairwoman of the Board of the PBC School of Finance (PBCSF)
Former Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBC)
Former Deputy Director of the Economic Committee of the Finance Committee
Started from 2012, Wu Xiaoling serves as Chair and the dean of the PBC School of Finance (PBCSF), Tsinghua University. As a joint venture between the University and PBC, PBCSF has become a China's top, world-class financial education institution and center of financial research.
Madam Wu has made great contributions to the development of Chinese finance: playing a pivotal role to defense 1997 crisis as the first female Administrator of SAFE in the history and put forward the concept of "hiding foreign exchange reserve among people" for RMB reform policy; contributing to the establishment of the Third-Party Storage and Management System, which was written into the Securities Law of PRC; and strongly promoting PE in China with the first private equity fund association being formally established in 2007.
Madam Wu's achievements have also been recognized by the world: being twice awarded as the "World's 50 Most Watched Businesswomen of the Year" by Wall Street Journal; also being twice nominated as the “Most Influential Women in the World” by Forbes.