Wei YaoHead of Research and Chief Economist, Asia Pacific of Societe Generale

Based in Hong Kong, Wei Yao is leading the economic and cross-asset research on the Asia Pacific region at Société Generale. Wei also offers unique insights on China’s macroeconomic development, having been continuously ranked among the top forecasters for China since 2012 by Bloomberg.

She joined Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in April 2010. Prior to joining Societe Generale, Wei worked on Asia economic research for Kuwait-China Investment Company (now Asiya Investment), based in the Middle East.

Wei was educated at Fudan University in Shanghai, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Tufts University in the United States.