Xuehua Shao

Xuehua Shao

PhD student
School of Banking and Finance

Prior Degrees

  • Master of Finance, the Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Finance, University of International Business and Economics


Xuehua is a first-year PhD student in the School of Banking & Finance. She has completed her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of International Business and Economics, and her master’s degree in finance from the Australian National University. She was a short-term exchange student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and has passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.

Her working experience includes investment banks, consulting firms, and international corporations. Her research interests contain corporate governance, venture capital, and M&A.

Research areas/interests:

  • Corporate governance: board of directors, independent directors, and gender diversity
  • Venture capital
  • Supply Chain
  • M&A