Abel Lee

Head Of Financial Services, Professional Services, And Media Industries Partner Engagement at World Economic Forum

Abel Lee has a diverse work experience spanning various industries and roles. Abel is currently working at the World Economic Forum as the Head of Financial Services, Professional Services, and Media Industries Partner Engagement. Prior to this role, they held positions as the Head of Financial Services Industry Partner Engagement and Director, Head of Insurance and Asset Management Industries at the World Economic Forum.

In 2019, Abel Lee also worked as a Practitioner in Residence at Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Before joining the World Economic Forum and Georgetown University, Abel Lee worked at AIG as the China Manager/Senior Analyst, Corporate Research & Development. Their responsibilities included setting up and maintaining the corporate research department's Shanghai Office, advising senior executives on various business lines in the Greater China and ASEAN markets, managing workflow and research projects, and delivering presentations to major clients.

Abel Lee's previous experience includes roles at Euromoney Institutional Investor as a Researcher in the Editorial Research department, as a Consultant at IFC - International Finance Corporation, and as a Political Affairs Officer at the ROC Army (Taiwan). Abel also gained legal experience as a Legal Intern at Lee & Li Attorneys-at-Law in the Special Contracts Division.

Overall, Abel Lee has demonstrated expertise in financial services, media industries, insurance, asset management, research, and consulting across a range of reputable organizations.

Abel Lee has a diverse education history. Abel pursued a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Foreign Service at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. Additionally, they completed PhD-level Foundation Courses in Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fellow at Maastricht University. Abel also obtained an Executive Master in Global Leadership from the World Economic Forum. Abel furthered their education with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Theory & History of International Relations at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Abel holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Diplomacy from National Chengchi University. Moreover, they participated in the NCCU-Stanford Exchange Program at Stanford University and received a Certificate of Course Credit in American Culture and Language. Currently, Abel is a PhD Candidate in Organizational Leadership at Eastern University.

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  • Head Of Financial Services, Professional Services, And Media Industries Partner Engagement

    January, 2022 - present

  • Head Of Financial Services Industry Partner Engagement

    April, 2018

  • Director Head Of Insurance And Asset Management Industries

    August, 2008