Mr. Kimi Xu Jiang is the desk economist for Korea, as well as an economist in the China team. Previously, he was the desk economist for Hong Kong, China and provided support to the Japan team. He joined the Surveillance Group at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) in November 2020.
Prior to joining AMRO, Kimi was a financial market expert at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), mainly focusing on the monitoring and analysis of emerging risks to Euro Area sovereign debt markets. Kimi started his career as a policy advisor at the financial market division of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB), working in the areas of monetary operations and financial market intelligence.
Kimi holds a Research Master and Bachelor in Economics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and is currently pursuing a part-time Ph.D. in Economics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.