Charles Li

Dr Charles Li

Dr Charles Li

Chief Executive Officer, ANZ China (2011 – 2014)


Charles has many years banking experience in China and Europe, including Country Executive and Head of Global Banking Markets for The Royal Bank of Scotland (China) Co., Ltd (RBS). He has also held a variety of senior positions in economic research, strategy and business planning and integration. Prior to joining RBS in 1994, Charles worked as a financial commentator at the BBC World Service London and remains an active participant in various executive discussion panels on China and Asian affairs. Charles holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Aston Business School, United Kingdom (UK); MSc in Management from Birmingham University, UK; and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology.

Charles was elected into the Society of Fellows at Aston Business School in 2007. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of China Europe International Business School, China’s top ranking business school. Charles is based in Shanghai and is married with three boys. He enjoys traveling, hiking and history.

China Business Summit Links

2013 Video: Summit Presentation