Hansen joined INSEAD as a Pre-doctoral Reaserach Associate in December 2019. He holds a Bachelors degree in Polymer Science and Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Finance from Johns Hopkins University. His research interests are in financial econometrics and game theory & Innovations.
Before joining INSEAD, Hansen was reponsible for sourcing new deals and supporting deals-in-the-making for Softbank China Venture Capital. He honed his programming skills working as a quantative financial analyst for Yuanguan Capital.
He developed an interest in Econometrics and Artificial Intelligence as a research assistant for several professors at Johns Hopkins University, as well as an intern for a hedge fund. As an undergraduate, he once established a gym studio in Shanghai, China.