Helen Qiao is a managing director who joined the Firm in 2011 as Chief Economist for Greater China, based in Hong Kong. She began her career as a China economist at Goldman Sachs in 2005. Previously, she worked at the World Bank Group (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) in Washington DC and Lehman Brothers in Tokyo. Helen has written a wide range of thematic research papers on China. Her work has been published in media and in academic journals, such as The Journal of Policy Modeling. In 2012, CBN Financial Value Ranking named Helen Chief Economist of the Year, and rated her team Best Forecasting Financial Institution. Helen holds a BA degree in international trade from the Renmin University of China, and Master's Degree and a PhD in economics from Stanford University.