Chris Ko

  • Scholarship in 2006 at University of Cambridge

Dr Chris Ko studied Physics, and is now working as a quantitative analyst in the banking industry. She was awarded a Jardine Foundation Scholarship to study Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. During her undergraduate years, she undertook several summer research projects at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Chicago and the University of Cambridge. She received an MSci and a BA(Hons) in 2006. She was then awarded a Croucher Scholarship to further her study in Physics, again at the University of Cambridge. She chose to study the interaction between superconductivity and magnetism under the guidance of Professor Gilbert Lonzarich. Her research pioneered novel techniques of measuring magnetic properties under high pressure and low temperature, and revealed new examples of superconductivity. She received her PhD in 2011.


Chris is now a desk strategist at Morgan Stanley. She works in the area of interest rates electronic trading. Her previous experience includes working as an interest rates quantitative analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland.