Chief China Economist, Nomura
Ting Lu is currently a Managing Director and Chief China Economist. He joined Nomura in May 2018 from Huatai Securities, where he was most recently Chief Economist and Global Head of Research, Institutional Sales & Trading. Prior to that, he was Head of Greater China Economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
As an economist, Dr. Lu has been top ranked in many surveys including No.1 in Institutional Investor’s All-Asia surveys in 2013, 2014 and 2015. While at Huatai, he helped build the research, equity sales and trading teams in Hong Kong, and significantly improved the company’s research and sales teams in Mainland China. This contributed to Huatai’s 4th and 5th rankings in the 2017 Institutional Investors All-China Research and Sales Teams surveys, the highest rankings ever achieved by a Chinese securities house.
Dr. Lu holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and MA and BA in Economics from Peking University. He’s also a CFA Charter holder.