Chairman, Schulte Research
Visiting Scholar, HK University and HK UST MBA Programs
Senior Fellow, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Paul Schulte has served as a policy analyst, advisor to governments and hedge funds, analyst of global banks, professor, consultant to private equity firms and author of hundreds of articles and three books. He has worked for the US House of Representatives, the White House, International Trade Commission, National Security Council, Indonesian Ministry of Finance, the PRC Government and three of the largest investment banks. Over the past 25 years, he has been an advisor to GIC, CIC, IMF, SAFE, and the US Treasury. He worked in equity research on both the buy and sell sides covering GEMS. He has taught in MBA programs on four continents over the past 17 years. He created the Far East Research for Credit Suisse from scratch in 1992 and created the Asian strategy and banks team for Lehman Brothers in 2005.
Paul has also served as an advisor to the International Organization of Securities Commissioners (IOSCO), the body that creates rules for capital markets, as well as to the IDA in Singapore, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, SEBI and the Malaysian Securities Commission on developments in financial technology. In Institutional Investor’s 2010 investor poll, he received top 3 rankings in All-Asia Banks Team, Asia Equity Strategy Team and Asia Economics Team.
Paul is currently Chairman of Schulte Research, an independent research company which advises private funds, sovereign wealth funds, consulting firms and banks on developments in GEMS banks. His last post was as Head of Global Strategy for CCB Intl. Securities. Recently, Paul has become an advisor to banks, sovereign wealth funds and governments on the new field of financial technology. He even created a course on financial technology for HK University/LBS EMBA. Paul’s 17 years of teaching in MBA programs includes courses in capital markets, financial technology, corporate credit and banking at HKU, UST, Northwestern, FGV (Rio), London Business School, Fudan (Shanghai), Tsinghua (Beijing), NYU and Tufts.
Mr. Schulte graduated summa cum laude from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC with a B.A. in Philosophy in 1985 and then received an M.A. in Political Economy in 1986. He then earned a Master’s in International Finance in 1988 from the Fletcher School, jointly run with Tufts and Harvard. Paul also has a degree in counseling from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He does volunteer work in HK to help those with problems involving drug addiction. He has written two books on the subject.
Paul is a frequent guest on Bloomberg, CCTV, ThomsonReuters, RTHK, and CNBC. He has been quoted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Institutional Investor, Chicago Tribune, Arab News, Time, Asiamoney, Financial Times, The Australian and Economic Times of India. He has spoken to delegations from IOSCO, ASIC, MSC, Davos Dalian, ADC Hayman Davos, Amcham, SEC, SFC, HKEx, London Metals Exchange, Shanghai Metals Exchange, Trade Tech Asia, Super Return Asia, and Economist conferences.