Alice Han holds an AB in history and economics from Harvard and a MA in East Asian Studies from Stanford with a focus on Chinese political economy and fintech. She previously worked as research assistant to Ambassador Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Under Secretary of State and current U.S. Ambassador to China, at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center (2014-2016) and to Niall Ferguson at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (2016-2020). Her Harvard senior thesis on Cold War Sino-French relations won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize. Her academic work and media publications on China and fintech have been published by Tsinghua University, the Hoover Institution, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Policy. She is the director of China for global macroeconomic and geopolitical advisory firm Greenmantle. She specializes in Chinese macro and political economy in addition to global fintech and crypto research.