Ophelia Lai

Entry level/graduate

  • LocationUnited Kingdom


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  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Editorial
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Language English
  • Copywriting
  • Language Other Than English: Chinese
  • Russian
  • German

Work history


Editorial Intern

Art Asia Pacific

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014



Ravenel Fine Arts

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Intern in Fine Art Sales Department Tasks included: - comprehensive art research - writing and editing artist biographies for the Ravenel website - accurately compiling data on past auction results with Excel - giving a presentation on an artist at the weekly staff meeting



Russian and East European Studies

Stanford University

Aug 2015 - May 2016
  • 3.9 GPA Courses taken include: East European Cinema The Age of Experiment in Russian Literature Modernist Journeys - Soviet Literature Literature and Death Soviet History War and Society East European Women and War Democratic Transition in Ukraine


BA(Hons) Politics and East European Studies

University College London

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • 2:1 Courses taken include: History, Politics and Society in Russian Cinema The Person, Love and Utopia in Russian Thought History of European Political Ideas Ideologies and Political Hegemony Russian Politics and Society International Relations



Stanford Global Studies Grant

  • Awarded a grant from Stanford Global Studies to attend the Harvard University Consortium on Euro-Atlantic Affairs February 2016 https://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/news/university-consortium-and-euro-atlantic-exchange-comes-davis-center


First Place, Russian Politics and Society Essay Competition

  • Two-time winner of Russian Politics and Society Essay Competition


Russian Politics and Society Poster Competition Honourable Mention

  • Poster on permanent display in the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL.


Malcolm MacAffer Prize for English and Debating

  • Sole winner of the Malcolm MacAffer prize for excellence in English and debating, German Swiss International School, Class of 2012..


Champion of Standard Chartered English Public Speaking Contest

  • Junior Division