Founder of Weini Media Ltd
Travels from Shanghai
Wei Gu, CFA, is one of the most followed China commentator. Based in Shanghai, she enjoys a front-seat view of the rapid developments of Chinese businesses and finance, as well as wealth and luxury trends.
Before founding Weini Media Ltd in 2016, Wei has worked for 18 years in top-tier global media and Chinese media, most recently as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Her weekly column “People’s Money” garnered 600,000 page views in a year for WSJ.
Wei wrote until 2013 commentary about China’s economy and finance for Reuters Breakingviews, and has reported from Hong Hong, New York and Shanghai.
Wei has appeared on CNN’s current affairs program “On China”, Fox, CNBC China Central TV, Phoenix TV and Reuters TV. She has won journalism awards from the Overseas Press Club of America, the New York Financial Writers Association, and New York Foreign Press Association.
Wei Gu discusses China´s new generation of art collectors