UCL Alumni


UCL Connect In conversation with Catherine Chen - Virtual talk

08 December 2020, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm

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Join us for a special UCL Connect session with recent graduate and rising star, Catherine Chen.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL students | UCL alumni






Alumni Relations Team

After embarking on promising careers in both finance and real estate, Catherine turned her attention to entrepreneurial ventures in 2017 when she founded AvantFaire, an investment management and impactlytics firm.

This is an exclusive opportunity to learn more about Catherine's career journey so far and gain an insight into her thoughts on how to make the most of your UCL degree upon graduating.

Come along for thought-provoking discussions and to share your own experiences. 


About the Speaker

Catherine Chen

Catherine is the founder of AvantFaire Investment Management and Impactlytics in Hong Kong focusing on impact investing and analytics.

Previously, Catherine worked as a senior executive in XianXing Real Estate, as well as the Royal Bank of Canada and Noah Holdings Limited.

Catherine speaks 9 languages and is currently taking a degree program on Traditional Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong University.

She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, an MSc in Economics and a BSc in Economics and Statistics from UCL.