Starr Companies, founded by American entrepreneur C.V. Starr in Shanghai in 1919, is a global financial services firm chaired by Maurice R. Greenberg. Niu oversees the advisory arm of Starr and is active with business development for various insurance subsidiaries of Starr.
Mr. Niu is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Committee of 100. He is actively involved in efforts supporting Starr’s historic commitment to U.S.-China relations.
Prior to Starr, Mr. Niu held various senior leadership and management positions in North America, Europe and Asia with ING Group NV, American International Group, and China International Trust & Investment Corporation.
Mr. Niu earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York. He also attended the Financial Services Senior Executive Leadership Program at INSEAD in Paris and Singapore.