Peter Stein is Hong Kong Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal and Associate Editor of The Wall Street Journal Asia.
As Hong Kong Bureau Chief, Mr. Stein oversees a group of reporters that primarily cover financial deals, markets and economic issues across Asia, with an emphasis on Greater China. He also engages in public representation on behalf of the Journal in Asia.
Prior to being appointed to his current positions in October 2005, Mr. Stein served as Managing Editor of the Asian Journal from 1998. Mr. Stein was a Senior Reporter in Hong Kong and led a group of reporters covering the transfer of Hong Kong from British to Chinese sovereignty (from 1994 to 1998).
From 1986-88, he spent two years in Wuhan, China on a Yale-China Association fellowship, teaching English at Huazhong Normal University and studying Chinese. Born in New York City, he graduated from Yale University, and speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese.
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