Chris Qihan Zou is a Research Analyst at the WRI Finance Center. He works to influence and improve the international climate finance architecture, with a particular focus on US international climate finance.

Prior to joining WRI, Chris worked in finance and climate policy. He held analyst positions at Rhodium Group, a DC-based policy research firm, and Deutsche Bank's Hong Kong office. He interned at United Nations ESCAP and the Center For Strategic and International Studies.

Chris holds a B.A. in international studies and economics from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in international economics from JHU School of Advanced International Studies.