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Ang Wei Zou

130 N. Linn Street #2436, Iowa City, IA, 52242 ● Phone (cell): (319) 400 6424 ● EDUCATION THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, Iowa City, IA Expected May 2009 • First B.S. candidate in Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Finance with honors at the University of Iowa • Finance GPA: 3.89; Actuarial Science and Mathematics GPA: 3.61; UI GPA: 3.61 • Admitted into the University of Iowa at age of 16; consistently taken above 18 semester hours, accumulating 129 credit hours in 3 years HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS • GMAT: 730 (96%): 50 Quantitative (95%), 38 Verbal (84%) • Passed SOA Exam P: Probability theory, Statistics, Multivariate probability distributions; 35% national passing rate • Passed SOA Exam FM: Financial mathematics, Interest rate theory, Financial derivatives; 50% national passing rate • Charles E. and Eleanore G. Wilson Scholar: selected based on academic records and SOA exam success • Hawkinson Institute Scholar: selected based on academic achievement, leadership and interpersonal skills • Tippie’s 21-under-21: 21 out of 4,000 business students awarded based on scholarship, leadership and service • Dean’s List: 3.50+ GPA

2008 – Present 2007 – Present 2007 – Present 2006 – Present

PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE HANNOVER LIFE RE, HANNOVER RE GROUP, Orlando, FL, Actuarial Summer Analyst Summer 2008 • Constructed financial models to optimize pricing and compute statutory reserves for $500 million insurance portfolio with Tillinghast Actuarial Software and Excel; built statistical model that leveraged new internal database to reduce lapse study analysis time by 40% • Identified 5% profit increase opportunity within existing $750 million business through reinsurance capacity modeling and analysis • Conducted valuation and profitability trend analysis on Hannover Re’s proposed acquisition of industry competitor • Compiled market research and evaluated client’s profit margins, pricing assumptions and cash flows based on premium rates, product design and mortality experience; investigated business opportunities within the COLI-BOLI and simple issue insurance market PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Valuation and Strategy Summer Analyst Summer 2007 • Developed business plan for leading cooperative bank and conducted valuation review for restructuring conglomerate • Consolidated and analyzed financial data in English and Malay; conducted SWOT analysis based on client’s ROE, net interest margin and loan to asset ratio; recognized client’s excess liquidity and recommended strategic expansion into microfinance products • Valued 2 Indonesian palm oil plantations worth $5 million using DCF, transaction precedence and comparable ratio methods • Prepared board of directors’ presentation and final deliverable; performed due-diligence on various project deliverables • Trained 15 U.K. summer interns, helping them transition into firm; PWC departmental basketball champions team member SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES (SOA), Schaumburg, IL, “The Future Actuary” Editor 2006 – Present • Selected as student editor for newsletter with international readership of 85,000 actuarial candidates • Contributed 4 articles to increase readership exposure on non-traditional actuarial careers within investment banks and hedge funds • Organized SOA’s marketing of the actuarial profession visit to the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business LEADERSHIP THE DEAN’S STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE, Committee Member 2008 – Present • Selected as student representative to provide policy recommendations to the Dean in the college of liberal arts and sciences FOUNDER/PRESIDENT, Sigma Alpha Pi, the National Society of Leadership and Success 2007 – Present • Founded group to assist self-motivated students develop leadership skills and pursue new initiatives on campus • Recruited team of 8 student leaders and university administrators to found chapter; enlisted 151 members within 1st semester • Helped members successfully negotiate the extension of main library hours to 24-7 for finals week and facilitate a women’s selfdefense seminar with the Iowa City police department in response to increasing reports of sexual assaults • Nominated for “Most Promising New Student Organization” Hawkeye Award; featured twice in “The Daily Iowan” UNIVERSITY OF IOWA STUDENT GOVERNMENT, Senator/Student Success Team Member 2007 – 2008 • Organized meeting between University President and the Environmental Coalition to discuss pro-green initiatives on campus • Co-founded the Cross-Cultural Center Coordinating Council to advise administration on maintenance and usage of cultural centers • Worked with administrators to identify ineffective University communication, lack of motivation and binge drinking as barriers and presented proposal to University Provost; 2 recommendations have been implemented VICE-PRESIDENT OF FINANCE, Associated Residence Halls 2006 – 2007 • Managed residence halls’ $55,000 activity fund; trained and supervised financial officers of all 10 residence hall associations • Collaborated with Dance Marathon to help raise more than $151,000 and record attendance of over 300 students at Casino Night MISCALLENOUS • Placed third regionally in the National Student In Free Enterprise 2007 competition as University of Iowa SIFE presenter • Participated in the National Federal Reserve Challenge as University of Iowa specialist on international trade and bilateral relations • Represented the University of Iowa in the Nationwide Fisher Biz Quiz National Challenge, a Wall Street Journal based quiz bowl • Familiarity with Oriental, Middle-Eastern and Indian customs and culture due to multi-cultural upbringing • Languages: Fluently speak and write Mandarin and Malay (Bahasa Indonesia), proficient in conversational Cantonese • Interests: Watching and playing sports, social entrepreneurship, Chinese pop music, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, poker

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