Rui Zhong

Dr, Ph.D., CFA, FRM

  • The University of Western Australia (M250), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr. Rui Zhong is a senior lecturer in finance at UWA Business School at University of Western Australia in Australia. Before joining University of Western Australia, he was an associate professor in finance at Chinese Academy of Finance and Development at Central University of Financial and Economics and a visiting professor at John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Canada. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in finance from the joint Ph.D. program (with McGill University, HEC Montreal and UQAM) at John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, Master in Financial Risk Management at Simon Fraser University and Bachelor in Economics at Nankai University. His research interests focus on ESG investing, green finance, credit derivatives, options, financial risk management, investments and corporate finance. His research work has been published on many prestigious academic journals, such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Future Markets, Journal of Financial Stability, European Financial Management, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal , International Review of Finance and Quantitative Finance, etc. He has been invited to present his research work at many academic conference, universities, financial institutions and government agencies around the world, such as Federal Deposit and Insurance Company, Bank of Canada, UNDP (China), Monash University, Queen’s University, Windsor University, Annual Meeting of Northern Finance Association, China International Conference in Finance, Annual Meeting of Eastern Finance Association, etc. His research works have been supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) , Climateworks Foundation and Canadian Derivative Institute (CDI). His research work won the best paper prizes at Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI) 2021 Annual Conference and Accounting & Finance Assocaite of Australia and New Zealand 2019 Annual Conference.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in Finance, Concordia University


Master in Financial Risk Management, Simon Fraser University


Bachelor of Economics, Nankai University


External positions

Associate Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics


Assistant Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics


Scholar-in-Residence, Concordia University


Industry keywords

  • Finance and Business

Research expertise keywords

  • Credit Derivatives
  • ESG
  • Investments
  • Sustainable finance
  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance


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