Ting Xu

Board of Directors

Previously, Ting co-founded Aetos Strategy & Advisory, a U.S.-based consulting firm that provides geopolitical risk analysis and business strategy consulting for clients, particularly companies operating in China. She is also currently a non-resident Fellow with Pacific Forum CSIS, a leading US think tank, a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a member of the Global Advisory Council of Stimson Center and a Young Leader of the Munich Security Conference.

Ting was a Senior Fellow and Senior Project Manager in the Bertelsmann Foundation North America, where she managed the Foundation’s global portfolio. She has been closely involved in many high-level multilateral policy consultations, and has published extensively on global economic and political issues. She also has been a regular commentator on global issues in the international media, such as France24, Al Jazeera, and CCTV.

Prior to joining the Bertelsmann Foundation, Ting was a World Bank consultant, where she was a member of the World Bank team that addressed the Wenchuan Earthquake Emergency Relief and Reconstruction effort in 2008. Ting has also worked on various projects for the International Fund for Agricultural Development in Washington, DC, and the Asian Development Bank Institute in Tokyo, and was a Graduate Fellow of United Nations Association.

Ting holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Beijing Normal University and an M.A. in International Economics and International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.