Sunshine breaking through smoggy skyscrapers in Shanghai

Dealing with China

Monday 11th May 2015, 6.00 - 7.00pm; Venue: TBC to ticketholders
Speaker: Henry M. Paulson; Interviewer: Lionel Barber; Chair: Danny Quah

Hank Paulson has dealt with the government and business communities of China to a greater extent than any other foreigner alive today. As head of Goldman Sachs and as U.S. Treasury Secretary, he has worked with scores of top Chinese leaders, including Xi Jinping, China's most powerful man in decades. He will talk about his new book, Dealing with China, which takes readers behind closed doors to the future of China's state-controlled capitalism, in conversation with Lionel Barber.

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Henry M Paulson Jr is founder and chairman of the Paulson Institute, an independent center devoted to advancing global environmental protection and sustainable economic growth in the United States and China. He served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush and, prior to that, was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.


Lionel Barber has been editor of the Financial Times since November 2005. 




Danny Quah is Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre and Professor of Economics and International Development at LSE.