Ms Taie Wang is currently the Chief Business Development Officer at Hang Seng Indexes Company, responsible for the business development of new business lines, including ESG and Smart Beta indexes, data, analytics and solutions. Before joining the company, she was the Deputy Head of Research at a global asset management firm. Taie has over 18 years of experience in the financial industry and led self-indexing, ESG and Smart Beta research and strategy development. In 2015, she developed the Gender Diversity Index, which led to the launch of SHE, the world’s first ETF that promotes gender equality. Taie has published extensively in peer reviewed international journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management and the Journal of Index Investing. She holds a MS in Finance and MS in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS degree with a double major in English for Science and Technology and Industrial Economics from Tianjin University. Taie is a Chartered Financial Analyst.