Ann Lee is an internationally recognized leading authority on China’s economic relations and an adjunct professor of economics and finance at New York University. She is also a former visiting professor at Peking University where she taught macroeconomics and financial derivatives. She consults with policymakers from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the U.S. about U.S.-China relations, international finance and trade, and China’s political economy.
In addition to television and radio appearances on MSNBC, Bloomberg, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox Business, NPR, CCTV, 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.
She has been quoted in hundreds of publications and has been an invited speaker at numerous industry and academic conferences around the world. 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 What the U.S. Can Learn from China, an award winning international bestseller, and is an active member of the Authors Guild and the Pen America Society
She attended U.C. Berkeley, Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and Harvard Business School.