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Head of Research

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Aiko Zhang

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client is looking for a Head of Research role with over 10 years of working experiences to join their expanding Research and Insights Team in Hong Kong. Candidates with solid knowledge in economics and extensive network in public area is strongly preferred, this role is open to non-Chinese speaking candidate. 


•             Lead the Research team’s day-to-day operations and give direction to team members in their research endeavors

•             Conduct research for trending topics in the cryptocurrency industry, including but not limited to DeFi, CBDCs, Regulation, Derivatives, etc.

•             Compile reports and articles for both internal consumption and external publication

•             Liaison with external research partners including media, consulting firms and academia to grow the firm’s presence as an industry thought leader (marketing)


•             Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Master’s and PhD are highly welcome

•             More than 10 years’ experience in Research, Finance, Cryptocurrencies, Consulting

•             Advanced skill in MS Office

•             Knowledgeable and passionate about cryptocurrencies

•             Deep knowledge of blockchain / distributed ledger technology / finance

•             Experience in cryptocurrency industry / consulting firms / financial institutions / academia

•             Knowledge of any (and ideally multiple) of the following:

•             Experience managing people in the workplace

•             Statistics, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Quantitative Finance, Computer Science, Solidity, Data Science, Machine Learning