Joe Zhang

Joe Zhang 張化橋Chairman of Slow Bull Capital based in Hong Kong, and also author of “Inside China’s Shadow Banking:  The Next Subprime Crisis” and 避開股市的地雷

Zhang was Chairman of Wansui Micro Credit Company in Guangzhou, China, from 2011 to 2012, . He was named “A Microcredit Person of the Year” in January 2012 by the Microcredit Association of China. He started Slow Bull Capital in 2012.

Before starting his own business, Zhang worked at investment banks.  He was Deputy Head of China Investment Banking at UBS between 2008-11. From 1999 to  2006, Joe was co-head and head of China Research at UBS Securities Asia Limited. Prior to this, Mr. Zhang worked at the People’s Bank of China between 1986 and 1989.  Zhang was chief operating officer of Shenzhen Investment (604 HK), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, between 2006-08.

Zhang is a frequent speaker at investor conferences.  He also writes extensively about China economy, and banking.  His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, and The New York Times.

Zhang obtained a master’s degree in economics from the Australian National University in 1991.


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