University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Nottingham University Business School China
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Michele Geraci 

Head of China Economic Policy Programme, Assistant Professor in Finance , Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) China

Qualifications

Master in Business Administration – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
First Degree in Electronic Engineering – University of Palermo, Italy – 110/110 cum laude

Contact

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Biography

Expertise summary

Michele Geraci is Head of China Economic Policy Program and Assistant Professor of Finance at Nottingham University Business School, China; Head of China at the Global Policy Institute and Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou. At NUBS, Zheda, and other Chinese Universities, Michele teaches finance-related courses in both English and Chinese.

His research work is aimed at Chinese policy makers, corporations and foreign investors, with a focus on the structure of the Chinese economy and how to rebalance it, including optimum fiscal and monetary policies, income disparity, urbanisation, land reforms, hukou system, rural finance, Chinese financial and banking system and RMB convertibility. He has also been heavily involved in the Euro-zone debt crisis advising Chinese and foreign entities. Previously, he completed a study on the microcredit industry aimed at Chinese policy makers.

Michele is a frequent guest speaker at conferences and forums; he was invited twice to The Economist’s China Summit and was a guest speaker at the Global Think tank Summit, organised by CCIEE. He makes frequent media appearances on TV talk shows (CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, China Central Television etc) and is a regular columnist for China Daily and Caixin Magazine.

Michele Geraci is a Managing Director-level investment banker with vast international experience having worked over the last 20 years in Fund Management, Equity Research, Corporate Finance, Management Consultancy, and as a Telecom Engineer across Europe, Latin America and Asia. While at Merrill Lynch, he was amongst the first bankers to privatise government-owned enterprises in Eastern Europe, thus contributing to the development of the capital markets in that region. He was later appointed Head of Latin American telecom research at Donalson Lufkin and Jenrette, and Head of European telecom research at Bank of America where he further consolidated his interest in emerging market economies. More recently, he worked at Schroders Investment Management, as part of a team managing US$20bn of assets.

Michele holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management in the US, and an MA in electronic engineering from the University of Palermo in Italy. He is also currently carrying out his research for a PhD in Economics.

Teaching summary

Postgraduate

Current courses (2014/15)

  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2015
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2014

Corporate executive training

  • China Southern Rolling Stock (CSR)
  • Local Chinese Government Finance department
  • Previously retained by a UK financial institution based in China

Previously held courses

  • University of Turin, Italy – “China Economic and Business Outlook” Master Program, Spring 2014
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2014
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2013
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2013, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA, Autumn 2013, taught in English and Chinese
  • LUISS, School of Management, Rome – “Doing Business in China”, MBA, Autumn 2013
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2013
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2012
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2012, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA, Autumn 2012, taught in English and Chinese
  • Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang – “Corporate Finance”, Undergraduate. Autumn 2012
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “Financial Statement Analysis”, School of Management (Spring 2012), taught in Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2011, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA course. Autumn 2011
  • Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang – “Corporate Finance”, undergraduate course. Autumn 2011
  • Chongqing University, Chongqing, “IPO Process”, EMBA, Short course taught in Chinese. Spring 2011
  • Sichuan University, Chengdu – “Investment”, undergraduate course. Spring 2011
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course. Autumn 2010
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “A Practical Approach to stock market investing” taught only in Chinese to undergraduate students. Summer 2010
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “How to successfully invest in the stock market” taught only in Chinese to post-graduate students. Summer 2010
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management - Teaching Assistant for course “Competition in Telecommunications”. Lectured on “Mergers and Acquisitions”. 1996.

Publications, conference presentations and media appearances