Zhou Ren was born in Bengbu, China. He received his bachelor’s degree in management from Nanjing Agricultural University and a master’s in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin. After his graduate study, Zhou gained research experience as a research assistant at ESMT Berlin, where he participated in a hedge fund research project. Simultaneously, he also finished the Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research at IfW Kiel. Zhou is a football fan and likes playing football in his free time. He is also deeply interested in economic history and archaeology.
- Since 2020: PhD in Finance at the Vienna Graduate School of Finance
- 2019 – 2020: Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
- 2018: MSc in Economics, Humboldt University of Berlin
- 2016: Bachelor in Management, Nanjing Agricultural University