Xintong Zhan is currently an Assistant Professor of Finance at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands. She received her Ph.D. in finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016 and B.A. in finance from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in 2012. She is also a charter of CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of Netherlands since 2016.
Her research focuses on return predictability, stock crashes, sustainable and responsible investing. Her work has been presented in finance conferences such as American Finance Association annual meeting, European Finance Association annual meeting, Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance, Asian Bureau of Finance & Economic Research, etc., and received multiple best paper awards.
Xintong has also been invited by industry professionals for presentation such as Morgan Stanley, Cubit Systemic Trading, Two Sigma, Menta Capital, Yinghua Fund Management, and Chicago Quantitative Alliance Asia, etc. Her research has been featured by Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.
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.