Li Xiaolin

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Li Xiaolin
Born 1961 (age 53–54)
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Tsinghua University
Occupation Chairman of the China Power Investment Corporation
Parents Li Peng
Zhu Lin
Relatives Li Xiaopeng (brother)
Li Xiaoyong (brother)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Xiaolin (Chinese: 李小琳; born 1961) is a Chinese businesswoman. She is the CEO of China Power International Development (SEHK: 2380). She is the only daughter of former Chinese Premier Li Peng and his wife Zhu Lin.[1] She was trained as a power generation engineer at Tsinghua University.

Li claims to have spent time at the MIT Sloan School of Management, however MIT stated that the only record it has of attendance by a student with Li’s name was enrollment in a “non-degree short course” open to anyone who has “intellectual curiosity” and pays $7,500 for 15 days of classes.[2] Currently, she is the only female CEO of a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed company.[3] She is also a member of the Copenhagen Climate Council. In 2008, she was named one of the 50 most powerful women in business by Fortune magazine.[4] In 2012, Li was conferred with Tamgha-e-Pakistan (Medal of Pakistan).[5] According to Hurun Report's China Rich List 2013, she had an estimated personal fortune of US$550 million, making her the 606th wealthiest person in China.[6]

In 2014, leaked data obtained by the think tank ICIJ showed that Li Xiaolin owned assets in the tax haven British Virgin Islands. She had been listed as the director of the BVI shell companies Tianwo Holdings Ltd and Tianwo Development Ltd since 2005.[7]


Li holds a Master of Engineering degree in Power System and Automation from Tsinghua University.[8]


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  4. ^ "Chairwoman Li Xiaolin inherits power, creates her own". Want China Times. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
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  6. ^ "China Rich List 2013". Hurun Report. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "China: Who Uses Offshore Tax Havens". The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Executive profile: Xiaolin Li". Businessweek. Retrieved 4 March 2013.