Chen Zhao joined BCA Research in 1992 and created BCA's China Investment Strategy in 1993. In 1998 he developed BCA's Emerging Markets Strategy services and was Managing Editor of both publications until July 2005. He became Chief Strategist in October 2005. Mr. Chen was formerly a professor at Beijing's Central University of Finance and Economics and has also worked as a senior advisor to several of China's government organizations. His articles and commentary frequently appear in world-leading financial newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Mr. Chen holds an M.A. in Economics from the Central Institute of Finance and Banking in Beijing, was a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, and pursued postgraduate studies at McGill University.