Jing Ulrich is J.P. Morgan's Managing Director and Chairman of Global Markets, China. She is responsible for covering the firm’s most senior global clients across all asset classes, and for maintaining relationships with executives at the helm of China’s leading enterprises and government entities.
Educated at Harvard and Stanford Universities, Ms Ulrich is one of the most prominent advisors to the world’s largest asset management companies, sovereign wealth funds, and multinational corporations. Her views influence the allocation of trillions of dollars of assets. She also serves as an advisor to Chinese institutions investing overseas.
Ms Ulrich has received numerous industry accolades for her work as a China watcher. She was ranked as one of Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Global Businesswomen for the past three years. Forbes named her one of Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen in 2012 and 2013 and twice ranked her among the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World. For the past four years, China Entrepreneur magazine ranked Ms Ulrich among the country's top business elite. FinanceAsia listed Ms Ulrich among the Top 20 Women in Finance and Top 30 China Bankers. She has also been dubbed as "the unofficial voice of China" and the "Oprah Winfrey of the investment world'.
Because of her in-depth knowledge of the China markets, Ms Ulrich has been an important figure shaping the international community’s approach towards investing in the world’s largest and most dynamic developing economy. She established J.P. Morgan’s Hands-on China Series, which has become a leading forum for views and research on the key issues in China’s transformation. The series has hosted hundreds of corporate leaders and industry experts. Ms Ulrich is also credited with establishing the world’s foremost China investment summit, which routinely attracts thousands of global business and government leaders.
In addition to her duties at J.P. Morgan, Ms Ulrich serves as an independent director on the boards of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a leading global healthcare company and Italian luxury-goods firm, Ermenegildo Zegna.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Ms Ulrich was Managing Director of Greater China Equities at Deutsche Bank. She also spent eight years at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets, where she led the top-ranked team covering China. Global institutional investors frequently voted her the best China strategist in polls conducted by Institutional Investor, Asiamoney, and Euromoney. Before joining the securities industry, Ms Ulrich worked in Washington DC as one of the first fund managers to focus on the Greater China markets.