James Chang is the Partner managing PwC China Financial Services Consulting Practice, leading teams to provide a variety of professional solutions – ranging from strategy, risk, finance, operations, IT to people and organisations - for leading clients in China’s banking, securities, insurance and investment management industries. Before returning to China in 2009, James was a Partner based in PwC New York office. Prior to PwC, he worked with several Wall Street investment houses such as J.P.Morgan and SLK (now part of Goldman Sachs). James graduated from the Stern School of Business, New York University with an MBA degree. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Public Account (CPA) of New York State. James also completed the LPSF (Leading Professional Service Firms) Executive Training Program from the Harvard Business School.
James is a frequent speaker at various financial conferences, seminars and symposiums, delivering speeches on topics such as financial transformation, FinTech, green finance, financial inclusions as well as global financial regulatory reforms. In 2016, James represented PwC as the Knowledge Partner for the B20 Financing Growth Taskforce to produce policy recommendation report for the 2016 G20 Summit, a majority of these policy recommendations are reflected in the official 2016 G20 Hangzhou Summit Communiqué.