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David Yu

Chairman at China Aviation Valuation Advisors

Professor David Yu is Chairman of China Aviation Valuation Advisors (CAVA) and Asia Aviation Valuation Advisors (AAVA) the only professional aviation valuation and advisory company in Asia and China. He is the only senior ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading) Certified Aviation Appraiser in N. Asia and China and one of ~20 globally. He is finance professor at New York University Shanghai and Stern School and is a recognized expert in cross border finance, investing and valuation. He is writes as a contributing writer or editor to many industry publications including Forbes and a business and economics commentator for China Radio International, among others. He is a senior instructor for IATA and acts as a board director or advisor of companies and funds including an airline.   

Prof. Yu is a CFA Charter holder and has a double major B.A. (full honors) and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University. He also has an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He has a Ph.D. in Finance from University of Nottingham Business School and studied at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management and the National University of Singapore’s School of Business. He is a member of ISTAT and CFA Institute and is a thought leader and frequently invited speaker at conferences.