Dr. Min Zhu is currently the Chairman of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua university, Vice Chairman of China Center for International Economic Exchanges, Sino-UK Professional and Financial Service Envoy for the Belt and Road Initiative. He is a member of the “14th Five-Year Plan” Expert Committee, a member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a member of the Expert Advisory Committee of the State Internet Information Office, a commissioner of Lancet Global COVID-19 Commission. He is also a Board Trustee of Fudan University, World Economic Forum, and Peterson Institute for International Economics. Dr. Zhu was a Deputy Managing Director at IMF from July 2011 to July 2016. Before that, Dr. Zhu was a Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China, and prior to his service at China’s Central Bank, he served as a Group Executive Vice President of the Bank of China. Dr. Zhu also worked at the World Bank and taught economics at both Johns Hopkins University and Fudan University.
Dr. Zhu received his Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public International Affairs at Princeton University, and a B.A. in economics from Fudan University. He was a Board Trustee of Princeton University and International Council Member of Booth School of Chicago University. Dr. Zhu was awarded Distinguish Alumnus of Fudan University and Johns Hopkins University. He was also awarded China Economic Leader in 2014, Global Influential Chinese in 2015, CFV-10 year Global Financial Leader in 2016, and China Scholar of the year in 2018. In 2019, D r. Zhu was shortlisted in the list of 40 returnees in the 40 years of China’s reform and opening up and the list of 70 returnees in the 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China.