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Ciying Sun is an independent art advisor. Prior to becoming independent, Ci was senior vice president with Christie's Asia, responsible for business development in Asia, while also running the majority of representative offices in the region. Prior to this, Ci spent most of her professional career in the banking sector with Merrill Lynch and UBS, with her last role as managing director of UBS China domestic wealth management, having built up the teams in China's major wealth centers and run its client-facing business. She was profiled by the Financial Times as a pioneer in China's newly budding private wealth management industry. Ci is passionate about music and served as a trustee for Wings of Music charity, which provides music education for migrant children in Beijing. As a professionally trained classical pianist, she organized and performed a fund raising recital, benefiting the Asia Society in 2013 in their newly opened Hong Kong Center. Ci is a Fellow of the third class of the China Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.