Simona joined CRU as a Business Analyst intern in the multicommodity team right after finishing her master's degree.
Two months later, she transitioned to the consulting team, where she officially started a full-time Research Analyst role at the beginning of January 2023. Currently, Simona is a part of the CRU+ team.
Simona has a background in modern Chinese studies and business. She studied BA in Chinese Studies and Business with a Year in China at the University of Liverpool and Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China.
After that, Simona finished her master's degree at King's College London, where she studied MSc China and Globalisation. Her main area of interest has been the Chinese economy and Chinese international relations.