Ran Zhao is the Fintech Innovation Officer at Innovation Centre Denmark in Shanghai. Ran is passionate about bridging the Fintech eco-systems between China and the Nordics. She has been advising a number of Danish Fintech companies in regard to their China strategy and helped them to connect with Chinese partners and investors. Ran is also the Project Manager of Blockchain Business Bridge which is a collaboration by Innovation Centre Denmark Shanghai, IT-University of Copenhagen, DI and Danish-Chinese Business Forum, and a project funded by Industriens Fond. Ran holds a master degree in Social Science at University of Copenhagen. Before joining the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs she worked with M&A between China and Europe in Copenhagen and international relations for the public sector in Beijing.