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Alvin Chua
Senior Advisor

Alvin Chua has an extensive array of experience in international finance, both on the buy and sell sides, and in academia. He brings this knowledge to the role of Senior Advisor at the Center for Financial Stability.

Alvin is the Bank of China International (BOCI) Global Head of Sales, Trading and Research for the Fixed Income and Equity business. He is also a Managing Director. Alvin joined BOCI in June 2014, and is based in Hong Kong. Alvin is also an Adjunct Professor at Lingnan College/ Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou, China); as well as a Taskforce Delegate to FGFS (Future of Global Financial System) of WEF (World Economic Forum).

Alvin started his career in 1987 with Merrill Lynch in New York, and joined Lehman Brothers in 1991 (also based in New York). In 1997, Alvin relocated to Hong Kong with Lehman Brothers.

In 1999, Alvin joined JP Morgan Chase in Hong Kong, and in 2001 joined Bank of America in Hong Kong. From 2009 through 2011, Alvin was a Senior Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald in Hong Kong.

Prior to BOCI, Alvin was Head of Asia for F&C Asset Management, a UK headquartered asset management company founded in 1868 (acquired by BMO Financial Group in 2014). Alvin rejoined F&C in February 2012, and was previously with F&C from June 2008 through April 2009.

Alvin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He was a US registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

In addition to Adjunct Professor at Lingnan College/ Sun Yat-Sen University, Alvin has also guest lectured at: Institute of Global Economics and Finance (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (National University of Singapore), Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (Taipei), Tsinghua University (Beijing), Jiao Tong University (Shanghai), National Taiwan University (Taipei); and guest speaker at various seminars & events in Asia.


Advisory Board

William R. Rhodes

Eduardo Aninat, Ph.D.

Sheila Bair

Senator Bill Bradley

Joyce Chang

M. Shafik Gabr

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA

Henry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Barbara G. Novick

Guillermo Ortiz, Ph.D.

Richard L. Sandor, Ph.D., Dr. Sc.h.c.

Myron S. Scholes, Ph.D.

The Honorable Carole L. Brookins (2010-20)

Judge Richard A. Posner (2010-20)

Randal K. Quarles (2010-17)


Sheila Bair
Advisory Board Member and Senior Fellow

William A. Barnett
Director / Advances in Monetary and Financial Measurement

David Beers
Senior Fellow / Sovereign Risk Analysis and Policy

Bradley J. Bondi
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Kevin R. Brock
Senior Fellow / Cybersecurity Strategy

Alvin Chua
Senior Advisor

Stephen Dizard
Special Counselor

John D. Feldmann
Senior Fellow

Kate Flanagan
Senior Fellow / Consumer Finance

Peter Flocos, Esq. (Trustee)
Managing Director, Policy and Regulation

Patricia Wilson Fridley
Senior Advisor

Diane B. Glossman
Senior Fellow / Financial Institutions

Lawrence Goodman
President and Founder

Steve H. Hanke
Special Counselor

Steven Lofchie
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Robin L. Lumsdaine
Senior Fellow / International Finance

Jack Malvey
Special Counselor

David X Martin
Special Counselor

Ryan Scott Mattson
Research Associate

Nicholas Sargen
Senior Fellow / Global Markets and Investment Management

Charles Schott
Senior Advisor

Kurt Schuler
Senior Fellow / Financial History

Liting Su
Research Associate

Jeff van den Noort
Chief Technology Officer

Yubo Wang
Senior Fellow / Financial Markets