Carnegie Mellon University

Xin Zhu

Xin Zoey Zhu

Class of 2018


Xin (Zoey) Zhu received first honor for her Bachelor of Computing degree in information systems from National University of Singapore. She also received Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Academic Excellence Award, presented to the best student in the B.Comp Information Systems cohort. After graduation, Zoey worked at Credit Suisse for four years, where she started off providing first line application support on the trade floor directly facing rates traders. Thereafter she transitioned into a business analyst role and was responsible for building the risk platforms for Rates and FX businesses. In order to gain a better perspective of the financial ecosystem, she self-studied and completed all three levels of CFA. Driven by her keen interest in the quantitative finance field, Zoey embarked on the MSCF program to further her understanding in mathematical finance and polish her programming skills in preparation for a career in quantitative trading or asset management.