As a financial data analyst professional with 7 years of public and private sector experience, I have actively engaged in data collection, analysis and policy formulation relating to specific financial markets as well as broader macroeconomic trends. This experience has provided a sophisticated understanding of financial market operations and the analytical tools utilized across various industries.
Furthermore, I am an experienced leader with a proven ability to work across multi-functional teams with competing priorities to complete project milestones and deliverables.
My aspirations include obtaining a leadership position and continuing to utilize my strong analytical skillset with a well-respected organization.
Specialties: Financial markets, data analysis, financial analysis, project management, international organizations
In my role as a Research Assistant at the International Monetary Fund, I led data gathering and analysis, created complex charts and contributed to international policy formulation in a multi-cultural setting.
I launched a markets monitor featuring European institutional and sovereign credit default spreads and equity indices. I achieved publication of complex macroeconomic charts regarding the Republic of Turkey's financial system. I contributed complex charts to a presentation given by the Managing Director of the IMF regarding the interconnectedness of approximately 20 institutions operating within the Pan-African financial system.
In addition to analytical work, I led a training for 30+ IMF staff about how to use SQL server to access, manage and analyze financial data. I also coordinated a meeting between 15+ IMF staff and the Bank of England to share ideas and research on virtual currencies.
As a financial analyst with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Financial Research, I led data gathering and analysis, improved data quality and contributed to public policy improvements.
While detailed to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for 1.5 years, I harmonized approximately 80 data fields mandated in regulatory reporting in the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, analyzing over 5 millions records of data in the process. I also created trade processing diagrams detailing the lifecycle of trades in the OTC derivatives market, including interest rate, credit default, foreign exchange and commodity swaps.
Additionally, I contributed to the creation of a common data format that was implemented approximately 20 operating units producing Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) reference data.
In addition to analytical work, I achieved publication in 2 reports detailing financial data reporting overlaps and trade lifecycles in the OTC derivatives market. I also served as lead author in a third report detailing potential risks in digital currency markets.
Furthermore, I completed a technical requirements document used to build extensive SQL and Hadoop analytical environments.
In my role as a Desktop Support Analyst with Mindbank Consulting Group, I led the IT support of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Financial Research. I helped the office grow from 5 to 50+ people, resulting in a job offer to work directly for the U.S. Treasury Department.
I also managed a team of 5 analysts in completed a desktop refresh project for 200+ end users at the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Financial Stability.
As a helpdesk analyst with InfoStructures, I led the helpdesk support for a hospice care client of 150+ end users. I improved the efficiency of IT support operations by decreasing new workstation deployment time by 50% and documenting standard helpdesk tasks.
Master of Business Administration.
Master of Finance.
Bachelor of Arts, Economics.
· International Monetary Fund. “Kingdom of The Netherlands: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.
· International Monetary Fund. “Republic of Zambia: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.
· International Monetary Fund. ‘‘Republic of Turkey: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note on Stress Testing.’’ IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.
· International Monetary Fund. “Republic of Turkey: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.
· U.S. Treasury Department - Office of Financial Research. “U.S. Derivatives Trade Reporting “. 2015 Financial Stability Report. Washington, D.C.
· U.S. Treasury Department - Office of Financial Research. “Reporting Burden and Efficiency”. 2014 Annual Report. Washington, D.C.
· IMF Research Analyst Community Association (RACA), Delegate for the Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM) Dept., Washington, D.C.
· IMF Young Professionals (IMFYP), Washington, D.C.
· Part-Time MBA Association (PTMBA), Washington, D.C.