Joyce Zhang joined the investment team at Wallace in 2016. She assists the chief investment officer in the management of the foundation’s investment portfolio. Her responsibilities include the monitoring of investment managers, and risk management and analytical support.
Zhang received her M.B.A. from Yale University, holds an M.S. in global business from Pepperdine University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. In addition, she earned a first-place finish in the Fortress Global Macro University Challenge, which had 1,400 entrants.
Zhang worked as an intern at a global macro hedge fund, Xin Tian Fund Management, and as a senior fixed income trader at Ping An Asset Management, one of the largest insurance companies in China. At Xin Tian, she analyzed global currencies and commodities and developed computer models to monitor the Chinese fixed income markets. At Ping An, Zhang traded Chinese and Hong Kong stocks and international bonds for 200 portfolios with more than $100 billion in assets and was one of the firm’s top traders.
While at Ping An, she volunteered as a teacher working with children from a low- income district of Shanghai.