Viviana Zhu is the Policy Officer for Institut Montaigne’s Asia Program and the editor of the Institute’s quarterly publication, China Trends. Before joining Institut Montaigne in January 2019, Viviana Zhu worked as Coordinator of the Asia Program of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). She was responsible for event coordination, reporting, and research support. She holds a Master’s degree in International Politics and a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, where her primary focus was China and international politics. She is fluent in Chinese, English and Italian.
She recently authored China’s FinTech: the End of the Wild West, a policy paper published by Institut Montaigne in April 2021, and co-authored Fighting COVID-19: East Asian Responses to the Pandemic (May 2020, with Mathieu Duchâtel and François Godement).