Susan Li, presently renowned thanks to her activities in journalism, drew the first breath on 1st May in the year 1985. Even though she was born somewhere in China (since more concrete data are not available), she was raised in Toronto, Ontario. However, too few facts are known about her family.


After visiting a local school in Toronto, Susan Li enrolled in the University of Toronto. She graduated from it with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Career Experience

After obtaining a degree in Economics, Susan Li was hired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, where she was in charge of production as well as she was a freelance reporter on both TV and radio. Thereafter, she moved to China to join the CCCT International, one of the Chinese English-speaking central channels. There, she covered world news in the primetime program as well as she interviewed a large number of notable persons, including Hugo Chávez. In addition, she was an editor of the news as well as a business reporter.

Thanks to her ability to speak both English and Mandarin fluently, Susan Li was invited to join the Bloomberg Television, an American TV company that reports on business and finance, and it was obviously one of the best moments in her biography. Since 2006, the young journalist became a host of the “Asia Business Tonight” program, a first primetime newscast of Bloomberg in the Asia Pacific.

In 2010, Susan Li started to host such programs as the “Morning Call” and “Bloomberg Edge.” At that time, she became a host of most news programs of the Bloomberg. While working at the channel, she also covered and reported on such events like the global financial crisis, bubbles in the Chinese stock market, the Shanghai World Expo in 2010, and the Olympics in Shanghai that took place in 2008.

At the Asian Television Awards, Susan Li won the Award of the Best News Program for her “First Up”, a morning business and financial news program. In addition to that, she co-hosted the “Asia Edge” program that provided extensive interview with notable officials and analysts. During the time of her work at the Bloomberg, Susan Li interviewed such people as Larry Finkand, the chairman and CEO of the largest fund Blackrock, Vikram Pandit, the CEO of the Citigroup, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak, and others.

However, Susan Li started to work at the CNBC Asia, an Asian business TV channel, in 2014. At that channel, she was a co-anchor of the “Asia Squawk Box” and “ASB with Martin Soong.” On 14th August 2015, however, she ceased being a co-anchor at that CNBC Asia. Then, she leaved Asia in order to join the European office of the channel, based in London. There, she was an anchor of the “Worldwide Exchange”, another business news program. Yet, it was announced that Susan Li will join the American office of the CBNC at the beginning of 2016.

Now, at the age of 30, she has worked for a number of different channels and throughout various continents, covering Asia, Europe, and America.

Personal life

Susan Li is a type of person who works and does not disclose details about her private life. Up to now, there have been no credible reports that Susan Li has either a boyfriend or a husband. Supposedly, she has never been married.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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