Growing Beyond Summit
| || Wei Sun Christianson|
Managing Director and Co-CEO of Asia Pacific and CEO of China, Morgan Stanley
Wei Sun Christianson is a Managing Director and Co-CEO of Asia Pacific and CEO of China for Morgan Stanley. Ms. Christianson is responsible for all aspects of the firm's business and operations in China.
She first joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 in the firm's investment banking division, where she worked on many of China's landmark privatizations, IPOs and M&A transactions by overseas-listed Chinese companies. Ms. Christianson was formerly an Associate Director at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), where she helped formulate the regulations for the Hong Kong public listings of the first group of Chinese companies. Prior to that, she was a lawyer in New York with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Ms. Christianson was named on the Fortune Most Powerful Women “International Power 50” list from 2008 to 2011 and was one of The Wall Street Journal's “50 Women to Watch” from 2006 to 2008. She is also on Forbes' “Power Women in the Wings” and the Financial Times' “Women at the Top: The Ones to Watch” lists. She currently serves on the Board of the Estée Lauder Company.
Ms. Christianson graduated cum laude from Amherst College, Massachusetts, and received her JD from the Columbia University School of Law. She is married to Jon L. Christianson; they have three children.
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