RBS appoints Li Cui as Chief China Economist


RBS appoints Li Cui as Chief China Economist

The Royal Bank of Scotland ("RBS") is pleased to announce the appointment of Li Cui as Chief China Economist to lead RBS's macroeconomic coverage of China.

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17 January 2011

This appointment is part of the Bank's continued investment in strengthening its research capacity.

Ms. Cui joins RBS from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, where she served primarily as the Head of External Division, responsible for overseeing research on mainland China macro-economic and financial sector issues, as well as cooperation initiatives with the Mainland. Prior to that, she spent eight years at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), including most recently as the senior economist focusing on China. Ms. Cui holds a Ph.D in economics from Northwestern University. She will be based in Hong Kong and reports to Sanjay Mathur, Head of Research & Strategy Non-Japan Asia.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Mathur said: "China is a vital part of our research coverage and we have a long tradition of excellence across all asset classes. With more than 10 years of experience in covering China Macro research, Li is a great addition to our team."

In addition to Ms. Cui, RBS will also retain the expertise of Ben Simpfendorfer, who recently left the Bank to pursue his own venture in setting up a consultancy company, Silk Road Associates Limited. Mr. Simpfendorfer will remain closely associated with RBS in a consultative capacity and will work with RBS clients when required.

Media enquires:

Yuk Min Hui
Tel: +852 3961 3354 / +852 9258 6387
Email: yuk.minh.hui@rbs.com

Grace Ding
Tel: +8621 2893 9675
Email: grace.ding@rbs.com

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