Faculty Directory

Giles Chance T’85

Visiting Professor






MBA, Tuck School of Business, 1985; MA, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 1974

Areas of Expertise

The Chinese economy, Chinese business and culture, China’s new role in the world, Chinese equity research, investment banking and hedge funds, entrepreneurship and early stage financing


Doing Business in China

Current Research Topics

Innovation in China; the social and economic impact of China's Internet revolution; China's global emergence

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2011–present
  • Adjunct Professor, Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, 1999–present
  • Adjunct Professor, Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University, 2013–present

Nonacademic positions

  • Analyst, Investment Banker, and Co-Founder, Evolution Securities China (investment bank), 1996–present
  • Adviser to multinational companies on their China strategy and to Chinese corporates on acquiring Western technology, 1989–96
  • Investment Manager, Crown Agents, London, 1986–89

Board memberships

  • Evolution Securities China, 2003–05
  • British Fulbright Scholars Association, 1992–95
  • Chairman, Chance China, 1989–96


Fulbright Scholar, 1983–84

Selected Publications

  • Opinion columns in the Financial Times (Chinese edition), The Economic Observer (Beijing), and China Daily since January 2011. Recent columns include:
    • “The Third Plenum: Disappointment, or a Step Forward?"
    • "China and the New Silk Road"
    • "Trump, the Paris Climate Accord, and China"
    • "How Can Supply-Side Reform Succeed?"
  • "Could the People's Currency become the Global Currency?", in Handbook on China and Globalization, Edward Elgar, forthcoming
  • China and the Credit Crisis: The Emergence of a New World Order, John Wiley, 2009 and CITIC Press Beijing 2010 (Chinese edition)