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Bryony Winn

President, Anthem Health Solutions, Anthem, Inc., USA

Bryony Winn is president of Anthem Health Solutions, where she is dedicated to using her platform to champion and advance health equity, maternal health, and whole health across the healthcare system. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that the 45 million consumers in Anthem’s family of health plans have access to high quality, affordable care. In 2021, she was named as one of Business Insider’s 30 Under 40 in Healthcare and one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40.

Yeo Bee Yin

Member, Parliament for Bakri, Johor, Malaysia

Yeo Bee Yin is member of parliament for Bakri, Johor. She is also the national assistant publicity secretary of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) and vice-chairwoman of Pakatan Harapan Youth. At the age of 29, Bee Yin entered Malaysia's 13th general election and was elected as state assemblywoman for Damansara Utama, making her the youngest member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly.

Yuan Jiakai

Vice-President and Chief Representative, China, United Way Worldwide, People's Republic of China

Vice-President and China Chief Representative of United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded non-profit organization with a focus on improving early child education, financial stability and health in 40 countries and territories. Over a decade ago, gave up career as an investment banker in the US to devote professional life to civil society work. Served leadership positions at both leading domestic and international non-profit organizations, including China Red Cross Jet Li One Foundation, Beijing Youcheng Entrepreneur Poverty Alleviation Foundation, Arlington based Rare Conservation and World Wildlife Fund for Nature China Representative Office. Formerly: worked for Credit Suisse’s Leveraged Finance team within the Investment Banking Division in New York; also founded own business as an entrepreneur in Toronto. BBA, University of Toronto, Scarborough; MBA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Currently completing part-time doctoral studies at the National School of Development, Peking University. World Economic Forum Global Young Leader (2019).

Asif Zahir

Deputy Managing Director, Ananta Apparels Ltd, Bangladesh

Deputy Managing Director, Ananta Group, one of the leading conglomerates in Bangladesh engaged in the Apparel and Textile Manufacturing, Real Estate, Hospitality, Retail and e-Commerce, Financial Services and Banking sectors.

[1] Member of the senior leadership team of Ananta Apparels Ltd, one of the largest exporters of Apparel and Textiles in Bangladesh with revenues of $350 million and employing over 30,000 people. Ananta Apparels is engaged in the production of jeans, suits, outerwear, lingerie, activewear and sweaters to leading retailers in the US and EU markets.

[2] Deputy Managing Director of Ananta Real Estate Ltd, one of the leading real estate developers of Bangladesh. The company is currently engaged in the development of several ground breaking projects in the capital city of Dhaka, including a luxury gated condominium complex ("Ananta Terraces") with world class sustainable living features and the first of its kind mixed-use project ("Ananta Business District") comprising of a Luxury Hotel, Branded Residences, Grade A Offices and Retail Spaces all in a highly secured and accessible location.

[3] Co-Founder and Managing Director, Sindabad.com Ltd, one of the largest B2B and B2C focused e-commerce marketplaces in the country serving over 50,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and several million consumers with affordable and convenient procurement solutions.

[4] Formerly: Spent several years in the USA working as a Product Manager at Google, focusing on developing applications for the Android mobile operating platform.

Bsc in Computer Science, Stanford University, USA
MBA, Harvard University, USA
YGL, WEF

Longmei Zhang

M-RCBG senior fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, USA

M-RCBG senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund, served as International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Resident Representative for China from 2017-2020. Previously, China Economist in the Asia and Pacific Department based in Washington DC, focused on macroeconomic forecasting, broader China rebalancing and issues on high savings. Co-edited the book “ The future of China’s Bond Market’. Before working on China, worked on regional issues in Asia-Pacific and published research in a wide range of areas, including long-term growth/middle-income trap, macroprudential policies, corporate leverage, and capital flows and asset prices. Prior to that, worked on the Philippines, focusing on macro surveillance and labor market issues. Also worked on Romania, engaged in IMF program negotiations and reviews. Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. PhD in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt.