Program Director of China Government Affairs Council
The Conference Board
Co-founder and Head of Economic Research
Andrew Polk is the Co-founder and Head of Economic Research at Trivium/China, a Beijing-based strategic advisory firm.Before founding Trivium, Polk was the China Director at Medley Global Advisors, where he advised asset managers and hedge funds on developments in China's economy and financial markets.
Previously, Polk was the Resident China Economist at The Conference Board's China Center, where he conducted economic analysis on the Chinese economy for corporate clients.
Polk is the co-author of The Long, Soft Fall in Chinese Growth and maintains a deep network of professional contacts in the official, academic, and business communities in China – built over a decade of living in China and working on China issues. Other research positions he has held include stints at the Institute of International Finance and the U.S. Treasury.
Polk holds an MA in economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins SAIS.