Mr. Wu Chen is the ManagingDirector of The Economist Global Business Review,The Economist, based in Shanghai. Prior to that, hewas the Head of Editorial (Asia Pacific), EuroFinance, The Economist Group. Hehas been the Editor of CFO China, also an Economist Group publication from 2005to 2009. In his journalism career, he has worked for BusinessWeek in Hong Kong,Bloomberg News in Singapore, and the international news department of Xinhua(New China) News Agency in Beijing.
Mr.Wu has a wide range of research interests. Hefollows closely the latest development in regulatory changes in China, RMBinternationalization trends, best practices in innovation, and opportunitiesand challenges in China’s new urbanization, just to name a few.
Mr. Wu holds the Master of Pacific InternationalAffairs degree from School of International Relations and Pacific Studies(IR/PS), University of California, San Diego and the Master of Journalism fromE. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. He earned his B.A. fromBeijing Foreign Studies University.
As an illustration of journalistic achievement, Mr.Wu’s story on the problems involved in the process of manufacturing sectortransformation in July 2008 won the Society of Asia Publishers ExcellenceAwards for Business Reporting (2009).