Dr. Guanghua Wan is Principal Economist at the Asian Development Bank. Previously, he was Senior Economist with the United Nations and taught in a number of Universities in Australia and China. Trained in development economics and econometrics, Dr. Wan is a leading scholar on the Chinese economy and an expert on Asia, with an outstanding publication record of more than 100 professional articles and a dozen books, including two published by Oxford University Press.

As honorary professor of over 10 top institutions in China, including Fudan and Zhejiang Universities, Dr. Wan is among the top 10 percent economists globally and top 5 percent in Asia according to the latest ranking of Research Papers in Economics (REPEC) Rankings.