Sophia Zhu is Head of Compliance Testing, APAC, Citigroup. She provides supervisory oversight for the compliance assurance activities of Citi’s APAC and Japan regions to monitor compliance with applicable rules, laws and regulations. Sophia is based in Hong Kong.
Before joining Citi, Sophia was a partner at Deloitte in Beijing, providing internal audit, internal control, and risk advisory services to top financial institutions operating in China. Sophia spent ten years in London working in international and investment banking internal audit and consulting.
Sophia is a native Mandarin speaker, and has had extensive experience working with Chinese regulators including China Banking Regulatory Commission and China Securities Regulatory Commission. Sophia graduated from Fudan University and has a postgraduate degree from the London School of Economics. She is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.15 February 2022