Jingyi (Jess) Lu received First Class Honor for her Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance from the National University of Singapore. Her team won Outstanding Winner of the Mathematics Contest in Modeling 2012. For her senior thesis, she researched pricing and credit spreads of corporate bonds in the presence of firm reorganization. As a quantitative developer at HedgeSPA, a company that provides sophisticated investment analysis, she contributed to the development of pricing models of various fixed income products. She also has worked as a junior quantitative analyst at CP Global Asset Management improving automated trading strategies, and as a summer analyst at Citi. In joining the MSCF program, Jess hopes to leverage her quantitative skills to pursue a career in sales and trading, quantitative research or structuring.

Jingyi Lu