Paul Liu Egon Zehnder, Shanghai
Paul Liu, based in Shanghai, leads Egon Zehnder’s Services Practice in Greater China, with a personal focus on the hospitality, travel, professional services, business services, and airlines sectors. He leads the travel, tourism, and entertainment segment globally. He also leads the Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice Group in Greater China. Across sectors Paul also has strong experience in CFO and senior finance roles.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Paul was COO of AEG China Ltd. (Anschutz Entertainment Group). Previous roles include CEO and Founder of Axon Concepts Ltd., China and Executive Director, CIMIC Holdings Ltd., China. Earlier, Paul worked 14 years in banking and capital markets in roles with JPMorgan, UBS and Bank of America while based in New York and Hong Kong. Paul served as Executive Director & CFO for Three On The Bund, a groundbreaking project which revitalized the iconic Shanghai riverfront with world-class restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and other lifestyle destinations.
Paul is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and founder of the Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations, which is held annually in Shanghai.
Paul earned a BA in Political Science from University of Michigan and an MA in International Affairs and Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.