Chen Linjoined the University of Hong Kong as a Chair Professor of Finance at the School of Economics and Finance in 2013. Before joining HKU, he was on the faculty team of the Department of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). At CUHK, he became a Full Professor in Finance in 2010 and was awarded the Choh-Ming Li Professorship in Finance in 2012. He received his Bachelor of Engineering from the South China University of Technology in 2000 and a MBA (2004), M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2006) from Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida. His research interests include banking and financial institutions, corporate finance, financial contracting, financial regulation, and development economics.