Yuanxin Liao


  • Asia Pacific

Yuanxin is an analyst with Control Risks, based in Shanghai, China. His responsibilities include identifying and assessing operational, political, reputational, regulatory and corruption risks for clients investing and operating in the North East Asia region.   

Recent tasks that Yuanxin has worked on include:

  • Assessing corruption risks for an global financial company considering entering the China market 
  • Assessing political risks from downsizing for a French beverage company planning to restructure its business in South Korea
  • Conducting stakeholder analysis for an global steelmaker who sought to understand how their local government would intervene in its planned relocation 

  • Before joining Control Risks, Yuanxin worked as a business reporter with Caixin Media, covering business news in the FMCG, sports and education industries. He also coordinated international conferences in both China and the US.

    Yuanxin holds a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from Peking University.  

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