Li (Shelley) YuExecutive Director, ESG Client Coverage at MSCI Inc.
Li (Shelley) joined MSCI ESG & Climate Client Coverage team in May 2021 responsible for promoting ESG integration, Climate solutions and advocating Sustainable investment opportunities in Greater China.
Prior to joining MSCI, Shelley worked at both buy and sell side, initially at Goldman Sachs London in a variety of investment banking roles including derivatives, repo and debt syndicate before moving into the buy-side working for hedge fund and asset management firm Schroders trading multi-strategy including volatility and convertible arbitrage as well as segregated mandates.
Her latest role was with HSBC Global Banking and Markets based in their headquarters in London as a China and Sustainability product specialist, supporting institutional clients to gain access to China and invest in the Chinese equity and fixed income market. She also spearheaded key strategic initiatives including China Sustainability, Belt & Road and Euro-Asia Business Corridors.
Li is a CFA Charterholder, holds a 1st class honours degree in Financial Economics and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese. She is an active member of a number of Women in Banking & Finance groups and has taken roles such as Committee Chair. She was also the Chairperson of HSBC China Connect and has been ranked #32 in the FT/Yahoo Finance Empower Top 100 Ethnic Minority Executives 2019.