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Guang Yang

Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, BrightSphere Investment Group

Guang Yang is the Executive Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of BrightSphere Investment Group.

Prior to joining BrightSphere in 2018, Mr. Yang served as the President of HNA Capital US from January 2016 through December 2017, and President of HNA Group Americas from January 2018 through August 2018. He is also the former CEO of Finergy Capital, a Beijing-based private equity firm. Mr. Yang previously spent 15 years as an Executive Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at Franklin Templeton Investments Global Equities, and served as the Chairman for Franklin Templeton China.

Mr. Yang also worked as a Research Scientist at Harvard Medical School and at Massachusetts General Hospital. He holds a B.S. from the University of Science and Technology of China, a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Australian National University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Yang is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.