Huang, Guo-bo(黃國波)

BA (PekingU); MA (TsinghuaU); PhD (UB’ham)

Adjunct Professor


Department of Finance


  • Chief Investment Officer of CNIC Corporation Limited since 2017, responsible for its global M&A investments.
  • Director General and head of State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China (SAFE) Reserve Management Department during 2002-2016, responsible for global asset allocation, investment operations and risk management of China’s foreign reserves.
  • Chief Economist and Vice Chairman of investment committee of SAFE concurrently during 2008-2016.
  • Substantiated professor of the City University of Hong Kong, senior fellow of the Asian-Pacific Financial and Forecasting Research Centre, and coordinator of EF Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes before 2000.
  • PhD from the University of Birmingham in the UK , Master degree from the PBCSF of Tsinghua University, and Bachelor degree from Peking University.

Teaching Areas and Research Interest

Global Asset Allocation and Management
Alternative Investments
Mergers and Acquisitions
Multinational Financial Management
Central Banking
International Financial Institutions and Markets
Exchange Rate Determination and Risk Management
Money, Banking and Investments in China

  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Member, Advisory Investment Committee, Bank of Thailand, 2018-present
    • Expatriate finance expert, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China, 2000-present
    • Adjunct professor, the PBCSF Finance College, Tsinghua University, China, 2000-present