Executive Team

Guan Jianzhong , Chairman of the Board 
Guan Jianzhong owns a college diploma, and is a researcher and member of Beijing Scholar Project. He has been working in Dagong since 1995 and is now the Chairman of the Board of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co. Ltd, Dagong Global Credit Rating Group and Universal Credit Rating Group. At the same time Mr. Guan is also the President of Credit Education Alliance Academic Committee, and the Director of Securities Credit Rating Specialty Committee in Securities Association of China. He internationalized Dagong, created Dagong credit rating methodology, put forward the theory of reforming international credit rating and founded Universal Credit Rating Group. Furthermore, he contributed to reveal the flaws in the credit rating methodology employed in the mainstream western system and manage to provide an alternative scientific method. In the era of the internet, Mr. Guan put forward the theories of reforming credit rating and designed a model to connect Belt and Road credit rating with the capital market, which guarantees Dagong’s leading edge in research and innovation of credit rating. (CPA No. 100000541088)
 
Simon Choi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 
Simon Choi owned a MBA diploma from Columbia Business School. Mr. Choi had worked on the Wall Street for many years and took office in Morgan Stanley Innovation Lab, Goldman Sachs Investment Research Division of Asia Pacific Region, Risk and Capital Management Division in GE Capital. He has 20 years’ financial experience with a global vision. Simon Choi joined Dagong in September 2015 and served successively as a board member of Dagong Europe Credit Rating and the CEO of Dagong Global Credit Rating (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd, responsible for its globalization and business development in Asia Pacific region. Mr. Choi has been the CEO of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd since December 2016.
 
Zhou Dugao
Zhou Dugao holds a Master degree in System Engineering and is an associate professor. Mr. Zhou joined Dagong in July 1997 and is now the Executive Vice President of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd. Rich in rating management and marketing, he has been working in bond rating market for 20 years and been dedicated to research on rating management and business development. 
 
Lv Xiangdong
Lv, PhD in Economics, is qualified for senior management of security rating business and passed the Securities Qualification Examination (certificate No. R0020216030003). He joined Dagong in August 2010 and is now the Vice President of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd as well as the CEO of the marketing headquarters. Meanwhile, in the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, Mr. Lv is a member of Credit Rating Committee, and a specialist for self-regulatory disciplinary meeting of the national debt financing instrument market of non-financial enterprises. In addition, he serves in Insurance Asset Management Association of China as a specialist of credit risk management committee.
 
Lin Wenjie
Lin, PhD in Economics, Post-Doctor of Applied Economics, is qualified for senior management of security rating business and passed the Securities Qualification Examination (certificate No. R0020216030003). Being a senior economist and a financial risk manager, Lin also has experience on R&D in rating technology and project management, as well as risk management experience through working in big commercial banks. He joined Dagong in July 2008 and serves as the Vice President of Dagong Credit Rating Co., Ltd. responsible for rating management.
 
Chen Lei
Chen, PhD in Management, is qualified for senior management of security rating business and passed the Securities Qualification Examination (certificate No. R0020212110002). He joined Dagong in June 2009 and now serves as the Chairman of Review Committee of Dagong Credit Rating Co., Ltd., responsible for all the reviews of industry and commerce, public utility and asset securitization products as well as the research in rating methodologies of innovative products in capital market.
 
Han Shuo
Han, Master of Risk Management, is qualified for senior management of security rating business and passed the Securities Qualification Examination (certificate No. R0020214100003). He joined Dagong in April 2011 and now being the Vice Chairman of the Review Committee of Dagong Credit Rating Co., Ltd., responsible for the rating and review for thousands of financial and non-financial enterprises, as well as the research in credit risk and rating methodologies of financial industry.  
 
Chu Liangzi 
Chu, Master of Economics, is qualified for senior management of security rating business and passed the Securities Qualification Examination (certificate No. R0020215070001). Chu joined Dagong in October 2009 and now serves as the Vice Chairman of the Review Committee of Dagong Credit Rating Co., Ltd., responsible for the rating and review of financial and non-financial enterprises as well as the research in rating methodologies and credit risk.
 
 Yang Ying
Yang Ying, Master of Economics, is qualified for senior management of security-rating and has passed the Securities Qualification Examination (Certificate No.R0020213080001). Joined Dagong in August 2011, she is now the Chief Technology Officer of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co, Ltd. in charge of risk management system, including risk checks, early warning, risk control training, emergency procedure, ascertaining risk responsibilities and quality control.
 
Xu Dong
Xu Dong, Master of Finance, is qualified for senior management of security-rating and has passed the Securities Qualification Examination (Certificate No. R0020214090001). Joining Dagong in May 2011, she is now the Deputy CTO of Dagong Global Credit Rating Co, Ltd. and responsible for methodology study of such innovative products as asset securitization and trust plan, development of rating models and project review.
 
Ma Liying
Ma Liying, Master of Economics, is qualified for senior management of security-rating business and has passed the Securities Qualification Examination (Certificate No. R0020214110005). She has years of rating and reviewing experience in public utilities, such as city construction investment, power and highway industries, business and structured products. Joined Dagong in May 2012, she is the Deputy Director of the rating department, being in charge of the daily management of rating projects.
 
Guo Zengjin 
Guo Zengjin got her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in the Business School at Newcastle University. She worked for Grant Thornton for two years as audit assistant till May 2011 and started to work for Dagong three months later. She has accumulated credit rating experience in practice, ranging from financial institutions, enterprises to city construction investment. Guo once led a research team to study international rating methodology for Dagong Academy and were responsible for rating business overseas. She is the Deputy Director of the rating sector in charge of the management of rating business. 
 
Cen Jianglan
Cen Jianglan, Master of Governance and Risk Management. She had job experiences in private, state-owned, foreign-owned companies as well as joint ventures. She is familiar with corporate restructuring , integration and internal control management, thanks to her rich experience in risk control, auditing, investment and project management. Joined in Dagong in July 2016, Cen takes the reins on risk management, including the continuous optimization of the internal control and risk control system, compliance, risk control, quality control, disclosure and filing.