Yadong Liu


  • CEO. CEFC Global Strategic Holdings
  • Former Principal, Medley Capital
  • Former Head of Emerging Markets, Medley Global Advisor


Liu Yadong is general manager of CEFC Global Strategic Investment Holdings, a wholly-owned entity of CEFC China  Energy Company Ltd., headquartered in Shanghai.  Dr. Liu is also the president of China Energy Fund Committee (USA), an NGO sponsored by CEFC China Energy Company.  Between 2006 and 2012, he was an investor based in  Hong Kong, the founder of Haohai Investment Ltd., and director of Asian operations at Medley Capital. From 1998 to  2005, he worked as a macro hedge fund advisor at Medley Global Advisors. 

Dr. Liu started his career in the Chinese  Foreign Ministry as a top diplomatic interpreter.  He received his B.A. in English literature from the Beijing Foreign  Studies University and his L.L.B. from the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing.  Dr. Liu received both his M.A. in  international relations and his Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.