Chairman, George Town Institute of Open and Advanced Studies, Wawasan Open University
TAN SRI ANDREW SHENG is a former central banker and financial regulator in Asia and a commentator on global finance. He is Pro-Chancellor of Bristol University and Distinguished Fellow, Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong, as well as Chairman, George Town Institute of Open and Advanced Studies, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia.
He has a First Class Honours in Economics from Bristol University, and Honorary Doctorates from University of Bristol and University of Malaya. He is author of “From Asian to Global Financial Crisis” (Cambridge University Press 2009) and “Shadow Banking in China” (Wiley 2015). He writes regularly on international finance for Project Syndicate, AsiaNewsNet, Edge and Star. In April 2013, Andrew was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He also appeared in the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job” in 2011.