Paul YangChief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas

Paul Yang is Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas, overseeing the strategic development across all business lines in the region.

Mr Yang is a veteran banker with extensive experience across a wide range of financial services. He joined BNP Paribas in Paris in 1988 and has held various senior positions in France and Asia since then. Mr Yang was named CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking for Asia Pacific in October 2019, before being appointed as CEO and Head of Asia Pacific for the entire Group.

Prior to this, he was Head of Greater China from 2014 to 2019 and CEO of BNP Hong Kong Branch from 2011 to 2019. He was Deputy Head of Corporate Finance for Greater China from 2007 to 2011, during which time he led a number of high profile IPOs and share placements.

Amongst Mr Yang’s other roles he was Deputy CEO of BNP Paribas Hong Kong Branch from 2004 to 2007, and he was Head of Territory for Taiwan from 2001 to 2004.

Mr Yang holds a Bachelor Degree of Science in Information Systems from the University of Paris XII.