Yijia (Estelle) Zhang received her First Class Honors degree in Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance from the National University of Singapore (NUS). For her senior thesis, she studied optimal stopping problems in investment strategies for China A-Shares using stochastic calculus and numerical PDE methods. Before joining the MSCF program, she worked as a credit analyst for Daimler Financial Services assessing risk factors of regional loans based on financial information and macroeconomics. Previous to that, as a quantitative researcher at Risk Management Institute of NUS, she worked as a key member of the production team developing and analyzing risk indices for over 60,000 listed firms in the database. She also worked as an equity research analyst at Caida Securities. Upon graduation, Estelle hopes to pursue a career in trading or structuring.

Yijia Zhang