China Century Conference 2019
TFWA China's Century Conference 2019
Ann LeeAuthor, economist and professor
New York University

Ann Lee is an internationally recognized authority on China’s economic relations and the CEO of Coterie, a new technology investment consortium. She is also a former visiting professor at Peking University and an adjunct professor at New York University, where she taught macroeconomics and financial derivatives. She consults with policymakers from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the US about US-China relations, international finance and trade, and China’s economy.

In addition to television and radio appearances on MSNBC, Bloomberg, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox Business, NPR, CCTV and the BBC among many others, her op-eds have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Businessweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The American Prospect, The American Banker, the Hong Kong Economic Journal, and China Newsweek.

A former investment banker in high yield bonds and technology stocks as well as a partner and credit derivatives trader in two multi-billion dollar hedge fund firms, Ann is also the author of the book What the U.S. Can Learn from China, an award-winning international bestseller, and the book Will China’s Economy Collapse? She is an active member of the Authors Guild and the Pen America Society.

Ann is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and Harvard Business School.