Xu (Alex) Shi graduated from National University of Singapore, 1st in class with Honors, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Finance, coupled with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Alex did his undergraduate thesis in High Frequency Trading with Professor Steven Kou. He analyzed High Frequency Trading in multi Limit Order Book Scenario, and found a model with better payoff tested by Monte-Carlo Simulation. Prior to joining the MSCF program, Alex worked as Sales & Trading intern in ING Bank, where he worked with Exotic Products desk and Forex desk. He monitored markets closely to provide insights of market movements, and also developed VBA tools to simulate payoffs for exotic products. Alex joined the MSCF program to enhance his mathematics, and programming background, which will endow him with the analytical and interpersonal skills to take greater responsibilities and further challenges. He wishes to pursue a career in trading, asset management or quantitative researches upon graduation.

Xu Shi