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Lola Zhang
Research Analyst
Lola Zhang

Strategic planning, research and analysis, stakeholder engagement 

Lola Zhang is a research analyst who brings market research, business intelligence, critical examination and data interpretation skills to projects. Her creative background is leveraged to help turn complexity into clarity by visualizing and mapping complicated scenarios.  

At Nordicity, she has worked on multiple digital strategies and transformation projects as well as projects covering business strategy, commercial due diligence and financial modelling. She enjoys staying on top of the ever-evolving media and technology ecosystem and helping clients in navigating these sectors.  

Previously, Lola worked for a technology, media, and telecom venture capital fund as an analyst. She has also worked at a media advisory firm in Beijing providing strategic consultancy to a range of clients. Lola has business experience in China and keeps track of the country’s policy and legislative developments affecting business. During her MBA, Lola worked for a Canadian media production and distribution company where she supported both research and television production teams.  

Education:

  • Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Fudan University, Completed the foundation year towards a Bachelor’s degree 
  • B.A., Art & Design, University of Leeds 
  • M.A., Curating, University of the Arts London 
  • MBA, Arts, Media & Entertainment specialization, Schulich School of Business, Toronto 
  • The Osgoode Certificate in Entertainment Law 

Lola is fluent in English and Mandarin 

Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation; and, telecommunications and spectrum. With offices in Ottawa (HQ), Toronto, Vancouver and London, UK Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.