Zhang Yinfan

Zhang Yinfan

Director for International Public Policy & Government Affairs, Ant Group

Mr. Yinfan Zhang leads engagement strategy with overseas governments to Ant Group’s relationship with various policymakers, regulators, and academics. He also supports key cross-border business strategies for Ant Group by providing policy research in our key markets.

In addition to that, he also leads the international government partnership work with 10x1000 Tech for Inclusion program, which is an open and global fintech training platform that enables learners to become drivers of digital economic growth launched jointly by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Alipay in 2018.

Prior to working for Ant Group, he had worked in the UK Department for International Trade for 7 years, where he led the capital markets, asset management, and fintech team to develop policy objectives in support of trade and investment opportunities between the UK and China, as well as developing bilateral collaboration in financial services. He worked closely with the industry, government, and financial regulators in several bilateral mechanisms including the bilateral Economic and Financial Dialogue, Capital Markets Working Group, and Close-out Netting working Group. He also led the Green Finance collaboration in capital markets, covering taxonomy, product innovation, and capacity building between the two countries..

Yinfan is a graduate of the University of Glasgow in Scotland, where he earned a MSc in Management and a graduate of East China University of Political Science and Law where he earned a BA in Journalism and LLB.

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