徐信忠现任中山大学岭南（大学）学院教授兼院长。加入中山大学之前，徐信忠教授任北京大学光华管理学院教授兼副院长和学术委员会主席、英国兰卡斯特（Lancaster）大学管理学院金融学终身讲座教授、英国英格兰银行（Bank of England）金融经济学家。
Xu Xinzhong Now Mr.Xu served as Professor and Dean of Lingnan (University) College at Sun Yat-sen University. Before joined Sun Yat-sen University, Mr.Xu served as Professor as well as Associate Dean and Chairman of the Academic Committee at the School of Guanghua Management School at Peking University, Lifelong Chair Professor of Finance at Lancaster University Management School, Financial Economist of Bank of England. He is currently the Associate Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance, British Accounting Review，Journal of Chinese Business and Economic Studies, the Editor of Quarterly Journal of Finance. Professor Xu Xinzhong was given "Outstanding Youth Fund" (foreigners) of National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2006. In 2009, he successfully applied for innovation team projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and hosted 2 key projects. Professor Xu Xinzhong initiated and established Financial Conference of China and served as the first chairman in 2004. ".