SITAN ZHANG
PEOPLE RESEARCH DATA SCIENTIST

Sitan is a People Research Data Scientist at Terrain.

Sitan brings a finance background to the Terrain team leveraging experience in Capital Market Operations and Commercial Lending. Prior to joining Terrain, Sitan was an Associate at Scotiabank where she advised Canadian and US Mid-Market Private Equity sponsors on the appropriate debt financing for leveraged buyouts and dividend recaps. PE Sponsors Sitan has advised include OMERS (Canadian, $109Bn AuM), Crestview Partners (US, $9Bn AuM), City Capital Ventures (US, $4Bn AuM), and Birch Hill Equity Partners (Canadian, $3Bn AuM). Prior to joining Scotiabank, Sitan was also a Equity Derivatives Trade Support analyst for RBC Capital Markets.

Sitan graduated with Honors from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelors of Accounting and Financial Management and a specialization in Finance. Post-graduation and while working full-time, Sitan pursued her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and became a CFA charterholder in February of 2020.

In her free time, Sitan loves to run and travel. Sitan ran her first half marathon in 2018 and placed top 100 in her age and gender group. Her dream is to run a full marathon one day and qualify for the Boston Marathon.