WASHINGTON—The board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has announced the addition of Wang Chaoyong, founding chairman and CEO of ChinaEquity Group. 

“We are extremely proud to welcome Wang Chaoyong to Carnegie’s board,” said Harvey V. Fineberg, chairman of the board. “Wang brings to our board the kind of global perspective and experience that a twenty-first century, global think tank needs.”

Wang has more than twenty-five years of financial and investment experience. Before founding ChinaEquity Group, he worked for major financial institutions for twelve years. He started his banking career with J.P. Morgan in 1987 in New York. In 1993, Wang joined Morgan Stanley as a founding member of the investment banking team and became the head of its Beijing office. From 1998 to 1999, Wang served as deputy director-general of the Investment Department of China Development Bank. 

Wang holds a bachelor’s of engineering in management information systems from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a master’s degree from Tsinghua University, and an MBA from Rutgers Business School. He has served as an advisory board member of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center since 2013.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Wang Chaoyong on our board,” said Carnegie President William J. Burns. “Wang has had a truly remarkable business career, and he has been unwavering in his commitment to promoting international peace and understanding. I very much look forward to working with him to help make Carnegie an even finer institution.”

View the full list of trustees.