Dr. Mo is a managing director and the chief economist at AIG. In this role, he is responsible for providing macroeconomic projections and international residential and commercial real estate forecasts for the firm’s asset management (+$400bn AUM) and insurance businesses. Dr. Mo’s forecasts are widely used for the firm’s budgeting, the Fed’s and internal stress testing, valuation of structural real estate products and risk management. He is also a voting member of the firm’s sovereign risk review committee, which decides the size of AIG exposure in each country. Dr. Mo joined AIG December 2013.
Previously, Dr. Mo worked as a director and senior economist in the Economics Research team at Credit Suisse. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Dr. Mo worked as a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Dr. Mo has also done EMBA or executive teaching at a number of institutions based in China, including Tsinghua PBC School of Finance, the DPS program jointly developed by Beijing University and Fordham University, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Cheung Kung Graduate School of Business and Zhongshan University, etc. Dr. Mo has published in top-tier academic journals and has regularly presented at academic, regulatory, and industrial conferences. His research work was regularly quoted by the world’s leading financial media.
Dr. Mo received both his MPhil and PhD in Economics from the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York and BS in Electronics and Information System from Zhongshan University. He also studied in the Mathematics in Finance Program at New York University and in the Economics Program at the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, respectively. Dr. Mo is a CFA charter holder as well as a senior advisor for the CFA program at China Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. He is also a member of Council for Asset and Investment Management at The Institute of International Finance (IIF), The Economic Club of New Work and a Board member of The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA).