Ben Yang

Senior Executive Advisor


Ben Yang is Senior Executive Advisor based in Shanghai and Washington DC. He has 20 years’ capital markets and M&A experience in New York, Hong Kong, and mainland China, covering energy, chemicals and sustainable development.

2015-2021, he worked at UBS Securities as Managing Director & Head of Natural Resources Investment Banking for Greater China, and as Head of Oil & Gas, Asia for UBS in Hong Kong. Mr. Yang began his banking career with Solomon Smith Barney in New York in 2000, and subsequently held positions with Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and Standard Chartered in Hong Kong. He has closed landmark transactions across energy, renewables and chemicals. His clients include PetroChina, Sinopec, Sinochem, ENN, Chinalco, China Minmetals, Baowu Steel, CMOC, Ganfeng Lithium, Tianqi Lithium, Kingfa New Material and Fosun. He holds an MBA in Finance from Georgetown University, and a graduate degree in Polymer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.