Gloria joined the Rayliant Asia team as a quantitative researcher in September of 2018. At Rayliant, Gloria works on research, product development and portfolio management, focusing on alternative strategies in global commodities market (aka CTA). Gloria is also actively engaged with enhancing Rayliant’s asset management capabilities in mainland China.
Gloria previously worked at Ant Financial Group, an affiliate of Alibaba Group as a senior risk management analyst. She was responsible for quantitative and analytical projects including Account Take Over risk in Alipay, a popular electronic wallet in China, and building a new risk strategy system for AMAP, a popular map system in China, using quantitative models and machine learning techniques. Before Ant Financial, Gloria worked at Duff and Phelps in San Francisco on the complex securities team, where she conducted and developed valuation models for exotic options, convertible bonds, performance-based awards and so on.
Gloria earned her Master of Financial Engineering from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and her undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Finance from the University of Toronto. In her downtime, Gloria enjoys boxing and pursuing an array of adventure activities.