Mr. LIU Mingkang served as the first Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) from March 2003 to October 2011. He is the Deputy Director of the Committee for Economic Affairs of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Before heading the CBRC, Mr. LIU held various positions in both banking institutions, Chinese central bank and government agencies.

He was a member of Financial Stability Board (FSB), vice-chairman of the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation under the FSB, a member of the Governance Body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), and vice- chairman of the International Institute of Finance. Mr. LIU also serves as a senior fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

He is the Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of Global Economics and Finance of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is the honorary Dean of the Lingnan (University) College of Sun Yet-Sen University. He is also the Fung Global Institute’s first Distinguished Fellow.

Mr. LIU sits on the International Advisory Boards of both Guanghua Management School of Peking University and the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University.

In 2010, CBRC and Mr. LIU personally were jointly named Risk Manager of the Year 2009 by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). In April 2012, he was granted the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Asian Banker Magazine.

Mr. LIU received an MBA degree and honorary doctorate from the City University of London.

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