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Norfund has the pleasure of inviting to an investor seminar on China’s role as an investor in emerging markets. Knut N. Kjær from FSN, and former CEO of the Government Pension Fund of Norway will introduce the keynote speaker Gao Xiqing.

Time:     June 13, at 8.15 – 09.45 (light breakfast served from 8.00)

Place:    Norfund’s office, Fridtjof Nansens plass 4

A very important trend over some years is the emergence of China as an investor in developing markets. Gao Xiqing will provide perspectives on China as a global investor, with a particular focus on emerging markets. What are the key drivers and considerations behind the investments, what are the key learnings, and what will be the trend going forward in the way China is pursuing its investments in less developed markets.

About Gao Xiqing

Gao Xiqing is a well known and highly respected Chinese leader and among the key contributor to the economic reform process.  He became the founding president of China Investment Corporation (CIC, the Chinese Sovereign Wealth Fund) in 2007 where he also served as Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer. After he retired from CIC in 2014, Gao took the position as a professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He also teaches at Duke University where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. Previously Gao was a founding member of the Chinese Security Regulatory Commission where he in 1999  became the Vice Chairman. From 2003 to 2007 he was the Vice Chairman of the National Social Security Fund of China. Gao graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1986.