Zhao Hu is an Equity Analyst for Morningstar, covering Asia Pacific basic materials and energy companies. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2009, he was an Associate for a state-owned Chinese bank, and before that spent two years working as Financial Analyst and Strategic Procurement Manager for HNI Corporation. From 2011 to 2013, he also freelanced as a Stock Columnist for a Chinese financial magazine and published in Fortune magazine. Mr. Hu holds a bachelor’s in finance and management information systems from Iowa State University. He is currently pursuing a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.