Dr. Dong HE

Senior Research Fellow (Honorary), Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Dong He is Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) of the International Monetary Fund. As a member of the MCM’s senior management team, he is responsible for providing leadership for MCM’s work on central banking, fintech, and global financial stability analysis (including the production of the Global Financial Stability Report); and for assisting the Director in the management and supervision of the work of the department.

Prior to joining the IMF in October 2014, Dr. He was Executive Director at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, responsible for managing the Research Department and for directing research and policy advice on issues relating to the maintenance of monetary and financial stability and the development of financial markets. He was also Director of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, responsible for leading the Institute’s research activities. He joined the World Bank through the Young Professionals Program in 1993 and was a staff member of the IMF during 1998-2004.

Dr. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Cambridge. He has published extensively on monetary policy and financial market issues. His current research interests include the transmission of global liquidity, interactions between monetary policy and financial regulation, the implications of Fintech for central banking, monetary and financial cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, the framework and conduct of monetary policy in China, and the Chinese approach to capital account liberalization and renminbi internationalization.