Speaker's Biography:

Mary Kissel
Editorial Page Editor, Wall Street Journal Asia

Mary Kissel is Editorial Page Editor of The Wall Street Journal Asia, where she directs opinion coverage and contributes regularly to the global Journal's commentary on the region. Kissel joined the Journal in Hong Kong in 2004 to write the Heard in Asia column, the newspaper's premier commentary on financial markets. Her work has also appeared in the Far Eastern Economic Review, The Australian and The Spectator Australia. She is a regular guest on ABC Radio's syndicated "The John Batchelor Show" and "Bill Bennett's Morning in America," and appears on Fox, CNN and RTHK. Kissel began her career at Goldman Sachs as a fixed income research and capital markets specialist in New York and London. She is a Claremont University Lincoln Fellow and a Stanford University Hoover Institution Edwards Media Fellow. She has a master's degree in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a bachelor's degree from Harvard University.