Born and raised in China, graduated with a bachelor degree in German Literature & Linguistics and being an enthusiast to Shakespeare’s Opera since childhood, Sophie (Hanzhi) Qiu has a good command of Chinese, German and English. Upon graduation from BFSU (Beijing Foreign Studies University) in 2015, Sophie joined an E-commerce start-up which focuses on importing high-quality products directly from European factories. There her sense of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit are inspired and cultivated. Then she got a chance to be the assistant to the president of Dare Group, a listed company in China, where she was entitled the access to board meetings within European subsidiary and overseas investments.
In 2018, Sophie Qui started her M&A consulting career by joining Financial Technologies SA (Shanghai) Holdings where she acts as Executive Assistant.