Alumni Profile - Cheng Xu

Cheng Xu

Name: Cheng Xu

Current Position, Organisation: Market Analyst, China Continent P&C Insurance

Describe yourself in 3 words: Diligent, Kind-hearted, Aspirant

Nationality/cultural identity: China

Languages spoken: Chinese, English

Countries lived/worked in: China

Best book you have read in the last 12 months: : 'Tricks of Game Theory' written by Chunyong Wang

Daily website 'favourites':,

Motto to live/work by: Gaining after paying

Why did you choose to study at the University of Sydney Business School?

I wanted to study at the Business School because of its reputation, the quality of the teaching and the beautiful campus.

What is your most favourite memory from your time at the University?

I will always remember how hard we worked before our exams, sharing ideas with my mentors and meeting my study mates during lectures.

What does being a University of Sydney Business School alumnus/na mean to you?

Being an alumnus of the Business School means that I feel like I am an element of the University of Sydney, and that opens up many avenues of communication for networking.

How did your time at the Business School change you both professionally and personally?

Personally, I became a much more confident person, while providing me with a better professional background.

What did you do in the year immediately after graduating?

Like most other graduates, I went looking for a job, going to interviews and eventually working.

What has been the greatest accomplishment of your career to date?

My greatest achievement so far has been completing my Masters at the Business School.

What business person inspired you most?

I find all business people inspiring. Being a business person has helped me to realize my value in terms of wealth and status. The spirit of creating everything by hand is the most impressive aspect.

What are some of your favourite things about Sydney?

I liked the food, and Bondi Beach was great. Plus, the people who live in Sydney are very nice.

What would you say to a prospective student who is considering study at the Business School?

Try your best to experience everything that the Business School can provide, and learn something along the way.

Any other comments

Thank you to the staff in the Business School for all of their hard work for their students and alumni.