Andrew Collier is the managing director and founder of Orient Capital Research, and the former President of the Bank of China International USA, where he helped to launch BOCI’s US office. He is an expert in China’s macroeconomy and shadow banking. Earlier in his career, he was an equity analyst with Bear Stearns and CLSA in Hong Kong, and a journalist covering business for the South China Morning Post in Beijing. He has a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Chinese Studies from Yale University and studied Chinese at Peking University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Mansfield Foundation in Washington. Mr Collier is currently based in Hong Kong.
Mr. Collier discussed China’s debt problem and how the Xi administration is handling the issue. Bond swaps and China’s bond market are set to play a key role. The discussion also touched upon the recent turmoil in China’s financial markets.