About the Center

The Center for FinTech and Social Finance

The Center for FinTech and Social Finance aims to build various resource platforms through focusing on financial sector’s innovative application in aspects such as big data, cloud computing, machine learning and blockchain, so as to promote FinTech’s innovative development in social finance’s many aspects including finance and social impact investment. The center intends to combine three innovative concepts--financial innovation, social innovation and scientific and technological innovation, and promotes the development of the theoretical and empirical studies in FinTech and social finance, in order to provide academic support and services for financial institutions and governmental departments in their technical innovation and policy formulation.

The Director of this center is Professor Zhang Bohui, who is now Executive Associate Dean of School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen, and Presidential Chair Professor. His main research areas include FinTech, media report, capital pricing, institutional investor, micro structure, finance and accounting, and company governance. The Co-director is Professor Marlene Amstad, who is Professor of Practice in Economics and Finance in the School of Management and Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. She also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Her main research interests are Money, Banking and Financial Markets, and she is specialized in developing indicators for policy makers and investors.


Zhang Bohui

Ph.D. Finance, Nanyang Technological University

Research Field

Money, Banking and Financial Markets with an Emphasis on Central Banks, Asset Management, and Financial Institutions

Research Team

Research Fellow: WU, Haifeng

Phd. (UNSW)

Research Field: FinTech, Financial Derivatives, Financial Econometrics, Financial Assets Risk Management

Email: wuhaifeng@cuhk.edu.cn