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Weili Chen
Executive Director, Capital Markets Solutions
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Chen Weili is Head, Capital Market Aircraft Financing at Standard Chartered Bank, based in Hong Kong. Weili’s primary focus is on the origination and structuring of securitization transactions backed by aviation, infrastructure, and other commercial assets.  Among his recent transactions are the first project finance loan backed CLO in Asia and the first private equity backed securitization sold to Singapore retail investors. 
 
Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 2016, Weili was a Senior Director in the Structured Finance department at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in New York, where he managed the team responsible for rating non-traditional securitisations. For 17 years at S&P, Weili covered multiple asset classes including transportation asset leases, timeshare loans, intellectual properties, insurance-related receivables, and solar power purchase agreements.  
 
Prior to joining Standard & Poor’s, Weili was a consultant at Cambridge Systematics, a consulting and econometric modeling firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his seven years at the firm, Weili worked on some of the major U.S. transportation infrastructure projects in Massachusetts, New York, and New Hampshire. 
 
Weili holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Yale School of Management and a Master’s Degree in Urban Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Qinghua University. 


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