Director, Capital Market Solutions
Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited
Lydia Lai works in the Capital Markets Solutions team in Standard Chartered Bank (China) as a Director, covering China onshore structured transactions. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, she has worked 3 years on both public ABS offerings on the China Interbank Bond Market and private structured transactions on the Exchange Markets, covering a wide range of asset classes such as auto loans, consumer loans, residential mortgages, corporate loans, leasing receivables and other esoteric assets. She played a leading role in various Chinese ABS deals and was actively involved in the origination, execution and marketing aspects of transactions.
Prior to working in the China ABS market, Lydia had 6 years of work experience in the US including warehouse financing, whole loan trading, structuring, valuation and REO asset management for primary and secondary CMBS, CMO, and ABS transactions at an international bank in New York.
Lydia holds a Master degree in Mathematical Finance from Boston University. She is also a CFA Charter holder.