Biography and Curriculum Vitae    


Joseph Fan is the Professor of Department of Finance & School of Accountancy, and Co-Director of Institute of Economics and Finance of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received Ph.D. in Finance from the Katz Graduate School of Business of the University of Pittsburgh. Before joining CUHK, he has taught in University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is an expert in corporate finance and governance of emerging market firms. His recent research focus is family business governance, including his pioneer research on Asian family firm successions, marriage and network creation, and family trust ownership. He teaches corporate governance at the MBA and Ph.D. levels, and Family Business Governance in MBA and EMBA programs.

Professor Fan is one of the most well cited financial economists in Asia (almost 4000 citations from Google Scholar and 600+ cites in SSCI). He has published his research in world top academic journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Business, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. He has won numerous research awards. His corporate governance and family business research has been featured by various business press, including The Economist, Asian Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and South China Morning Post. He has often been invited to present his research and deliver lectures and speeches in prestigious conferences and academic and professional institutions.

Professor Fan has actively served the regional and global academic communities and international organizations. He is an advisory editor of Financial Management, associate editor of International Review of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance and Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. He has organized and co-organized numerous international conferences, served in numerous international conference committees, and served as a member of the Business Panel of Hong Kong Research Grant Council. He has consulting activities with the World Bank, OECD, and Asian Development Bank. Currently he serves as a member of the World Bank Doing Business advisory board. Professor Fan is married with two children.



范博宏是香港中文大学会计学院财务学系的联席教授,经济及金融研究所主任。他于1996年在美国匹兹堡大学获得财务学博士学位。在2004年加入香港中文大学前曾任教于香港科技大学和香港大学。范博宏的主要研究和教学领域是公司治理、家族企业治理,公司财务、与组织经济学。他对东亚的民营与家族企业有前沿的研究,特别是企业传承问题。他也是新兴市场企业财务与管理问题专家。他常在世界各国的论坛与会议中演讲。他的研究成果在多种世界顶级学术期刊上发表,并被多种商业报刊杂志报道,包括《经济学人》,《英国金融时报》,《亚洲华尔街日报》, 《南华早报》,《新财富》,及《21世纪经济报道》。他是数个国际学术期刊的编委,香港研究资助局商学组评审委员会成员,新财富杂志的学术顾问,及不定期担任世界银行,OECD, 和亚洲开发银行的咨询任务。目前的咨询项目是世界银行的"世界营商环境指标"的中国顾问。范博宏已婚并有两个孩子。