Barclays has appointed Angela Liu as country chief executive officer for China to strengthen its existing cross-border corporate and investment bank (CIB) platform in the country. Liu will be reporting to Asia-Pacific head Jaideep Khanna.
Liu will be responsible for strengthening Barclays’ cross-border CIB platform in China by expanding the bank’s current platform and capabilities model – to support corporates and financial institutions based in China, catering to their cross-border corporate and investment banking needs, and connecting them to the capital markets of Asia-Pacific, the United Kingdom, Europe and the Americas.
She will also be leading Barclays’ China growth initiatives across all product lines in global markets, investment banking and corporate banking, in partnership with the bank’s regional heads of the CIB, and will also work with Grace Kuo, the bank’s Shanghai branch manager.
Liu has nearly 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Most recently, she was at Deutsche Bank as head of institutional client group, China and Hong Kong, where she led client coverage and distribution across its entire product spectrum. Prior to that, Liu was at Morgan Stanley for over 17 years in New York and Hong Kong, where she made significant contributions across structured products, securitized products and client coverage. She also served as chairman of the board for Morgan Stanley Bank International (China).
She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in applied mathematics.