Xintong Zhan is currently a Professor of Finance and Li-Dasan Endowed Chair at Fudan University School of Management (FDSM). She was formally assistant professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are in empirical asset pricing, sustainable finance, and derivatives. Her research has appeared in a variety of academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science.
Prof. Zhan is the Principal Investigator of several Hong Kong competitive RGC grants and many other research grants from both academic and industry sponsors such as The Canadian Derivatives Institute (CDI) and Geneva Institute for Wealth Management. She has received various research awards such as AAM–CAMRI Prize in Asset Management by Asia Asset Management and NUS, the ETF Research Academy Award by the Paris–Dauphine House of Finance and Lyxor Asset Management, Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Academic Competition Award, and the best paper awards at various academic conferences.
Prof. Zhan received her Ph.D. in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and B.A. in Finance from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She is both a CFA Charterholder and a CAIA Charterholder. She has worked in the financial industry as consultant for two quantitative hedge funds and a fintech innovator, covering statistical arbitrage strategies in China A-share market, a dynamic multi-assets allocation strategy in U.S. market, and an intelligent platform to evaluate portfolio performance.