Diana Choyleva is a leading expert on China’s economy and politics. She is Chief Economist at Enodo Economics, an independent macroeconomic and political forecasting company she set up in 2016 to untangle complexity, challenge the consensus, and give pointers to the future by making sense of today. Enodo’s focus is China and its global impact.

Choyleva has been covering China for over two decades and has written three books. She co-authored “China’s Quest for Financial Self-reliance: How Beijing Plans to Decouple from the Dollar-Based Global Trading and Financial System” (2022); The American Phoenix: And Why China and Europe Will Struggle After the Coming Slump (2011); and The Bill from the China Shop: How Asia’s Savings Glut Threatens the World Economy (2006).

Choyleva joined JPMorgan Asia Growth and Income plc as a Non-Executive Director to the Board in March 2023 and the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Center for China Analysis, as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow on the Chinese Economy, in June 2023.

Before Enodo, Choyleva worked at Lombard Street Research (now TS Lombard) for 16 years, most recently as their Chief Economist and Head of Research, setting the agenda for the firm’s team of economists and strategists while conducting her own global analysis.

After completing her Master’s degree in Economics at Warwick University in 2000, she joined LSR and became an Executive Director in 2005. She headed the firm’s UK Service from 2005 until 2009. Between 2010 and 2013, she was based in Hong Kong overseeing LSR’s expansion in Asia.

Choyleva writes regular opinion pieces for the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Nikkei Asian Review, Foreign Policy, and other outlets. She has extensive global experience engaging with all manner of audiences and is a regular commentator on Bloomberg, the BBC, CNBC, and others.

Last Updated: February 20, 2024



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