Teresa is a recent MPA graduate in the Program of Economics Policy Management from Columbia's International School of Public Affairs. Her study focuses on identifying vulnerabilities in emerging market economies using quantitative economic analysis and investment analysis for development projects as well as renewable energy. She is passionate in the field of sustainable finance, and has participated in several impact investing competitions during her time at Columbia.
Prior to her graduate degree, Teresa worked in Equity Structured Product Sales at Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, pricing and selling investment products to institutional clients. Teresa holds a B.A. in Economics and Business with Eastern European Studies from the University College of London (UCL). Teresa is heavily involved in volunteering, she founded the International Volunteering Society at UCL and has volunteered internationally in Gambia and several parts of mainland China. She is also running a social enterprise for promoting financial literacy amongst children and adolescents, as well as a charity fund for elderlies in Hong Kong.
In her spare time, Teresa enjoys dancing and meditating.