Dr. Jian Chen
Professor of Practice in Finance, Fanhai International School of Finance
Fudan University


Dr. Jian Chen currently serves as the Head of Investment Division of Chelion Renewables Group.

He also teaches “Real Estate Finance” and “Structured Finance” at Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, as the Professor of Practice in Finance. His research interests and teaching areas include the Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance, Renewable Energy Asset Securitization, and ESG investment with a focus on Green Bonds.

Previously, he served as Managing Partner of RQuest Financial Services Group, Managing Director at IFE Group, Risk Modeling Director at Freddie Mac, and Director of Credit Risk Management at Fannie Mae.

Dr. Chen is also a prolific writer and has authored column articles for several prominent Chinese newspapers and periodicals, including CAIXIN Media, Wenhui Bao, and South Reviews Magazine.

Dr. Chen earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, his MS in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University, and his Ph.D. in Management Science with a concentration in Computational Finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park.