Dedicated finance professional possessing strong product, process and market knowledge combined with the passion and drive to lead teams of all sizes to successfully execute on deliverables whilst operating within a controlled environment.
Market Risk Analyst Credit Suisse First Boston － London
Vice President December 2012 to CurrentBARCLAYS CAPITAL － New York
Finance - Structured Credit Portfolio Management Product Control Management of a team that specializes in guiding relavent FO parties from an accounting perspective around the clean disposal of legacy structured positions such as negative basis trades, CDO's and CLO's.
Initiated detail reporting streams for the banks upper management around the SCPM use of balance sheet in RWA terms, and the impact to core tier one ratios as the business works through assest disposal.
Built arguments within the IFRS accounting framework around key decisions in relation to the structured portfolio, so that they can be explained and justified to regulators and auditors.
Drove the implementation around the adoption of new key accounting rules IFRS 10 and IFRS 13 partnering the business to ensure they were compliant.
Implemented new controls around the PL reporting and explains for the desk.
Drove best pratice around the handling of private placement securities from an operations perspective initiating the production of key.
June 2007 to December 2012
Managed a team of 13 EM controllers who produced P&L and valuations covering both vanilla and structured products - Bonds, Options, Interest Rate Swaps, CDS, CLNs, Nth-to-default baskets, Extinguisher XCCY swaps, TRS, Financing and other complex derivative products.
Liaise with the Front Office, Middle office, Tax, Accounting and Risk management teams with respect to new business initiatives to understand the deal structure, valuation, balance sheet usage, RWAs, P&L and risk arising from complex deals.
Facilitate the growth of the firm's structured businesses in a controller capacity by performing structured trade reviews, model testing, implementation, relevant price-testing and reserving P&L per the accounting policies Ensure P&L and Risk moves are fully understood, explained and reported accurately per policies and procedures Review the Latin America market commentary prepared for regulatory bodies, which includes revenue explanations attributing any movements to market positions, inherent risk and n.
Assistant Vice President January 2004 to June 2007BARCLAYS CAPITAL － London
Finance - Global Credit Derivatives Product Control Manage a team of 6 people producing risk and p&l for the credit derivatives group.
Products include vanilla CDS (single name/Index), hybrids (Index Options/CRANEs) and Repackage (NBT's CLN's).
Provide training to team members on the products and market dynamics.
Oversight on the daily P&L preparation & risk generation.
Analysis and attribution of significant P&L using risk based explains.
Identifying and quantifying other areas of potential risk.
Preparing summary P&L / risk reports for sr.
management and front office analysts.
Developing solutions to enhance current procedures.
Research and prepare summaries of new products.
Contractor October 2001 to December 2003Credit Suisse First Boston － London
Finance - Global Credit Derivatives Product Control.
Contractor July 2001 to October 2001HSBC － London
Contractor January 2001 to July 2001
Finance - Financial Control - Regulatory Reporting.
Contractor May 2000 to October 2000Credit Suisse First Boston － Sydney
Finance - Product Control - Fixed Income & Derivatives Division.
Analyst February 1998 to March 2000J.P. Morgan － London
Futures & Options Division - E-Commerce: Direct Order Execution Support Team.
Futures & Options Division - Client, Credit & Control Group.
Bachelor of Arts : Honours Financial Services, Jul 1997Manchester Metropolitan University Foundation AcUK
Business Studies, Economics, and Geography, Jul 1992St. John's School － Leatherhead, Surrey, UK