Chao Sun is a global affiliate visiting scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2019-20. Sun is a research fellow of International Monetary Institute, Renmin University (IMI); a member of dissertation defense committee of Finance Master Program, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University; the secretary general and research fellow of the Center for Global Studies, Tsinghua University; and a member of the Shanghai Economist Association (SEA). Sun also works for D&C Think, a Beijing-based think tank aiming to provide policy advice and suggestions for the civil society. Previously, he worked as co-head of the Fixed Income Department, Changjiang Securities; fund manager and assistant general manager of the Fixed Income Department, BOCOM Schroder Fund Management Co., Ltd; and portfolio manager of the Asset Management Department, China Securities Co., Ltd. Sun won the "Taurus Award", remarked as China's best mutual fund manager in 2015 (fixed income area); and was the author of the "Best Research Paper of the Year" of Bond Magazine in both 2015 and 2018. Sun received his M.A. degree from Columbia University and his B.A. degree from Renmin University of China.