Westpac Banking Corporation / Investment Banking (Internal Audit & Risk Management)
I am a Certified Financial Risk Manager with Front-office trading experience in Equities Trading (Nasdaq Market Maker) and in Interest Rate Products and Derivatives as a Treasury Dealer. I am currently in an Audit role covering Westpac Treasury and Financial Markets Divisions. Career highlights include roles as Head of Risk Management for a Derivatives Exchange & Clearing House; Line2 Risk & Compl
I want to make a difference by applying my knowledge, technical skill-set and leadership qualities in a team that is constantly improving by adopting new technologies that produce effective results and delighted customers.
I lead internal Audit teams that cover Westpac Group Treasury and the Institutional Banking divisions and provide Audit coverage on all the Risk Frameworks that apply to these divisions e.g. Credit risk/Market risk/Liquidity
Pilot project implementing Value-Chain Process, Risk & Controls mapping across various Business Units. Identifying Risks and evaluating the adequacy of Controls/ITGC in key value-chain Processes and Systems.
IBM AI Engineering Professional IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate IBM Python for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Certificate IBM Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Certificate
Review and Uplift of Group Operational Risk Frameworks, Standards and Procedures Review & Challenge the implementation of the Operational Risk Framework across BU’s and global locations.
Conducting Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA workshops) for Economic Capital across BU’s. Responsible for Line 2 Ops Risk & Compliance oversight on the ORMF/CRMF for Treasury & XVA.
As Head of Risk Management for both the Exchange and Clearing-House, my mandate covered all risk types, Market volatility, Counterparty Credit, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk Management. I was part of the core
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL RISK MANAGER
I produced an Independent Expert’s Report identifying Regulatory Compliance and Operational Risk failures in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a major Swiss brokerage and banking group and their selling partners.
Producing daily securities pricing, portfolio valuations and monthly investment performance reports for the Board of Directors of four Australian superannuation companies each with multi-Billion-dollar investment portfolios.
SERIES 55 - NASDAQ MARKET-MAKER SERIES 65 - FINANCIAL ADVISOR SERIES 7 – STOCKBROKER SERIES 63 - STATE SECURITIES AGENT
I advised institutional traders on Trade and Strategy automation, pre- and post-trade risk analytics, strategy backtesting, algorithm writing, arbitrage strategy automation, program trading, basket and pairs-trading. Risk Analytics - Assisted clients with Portfolio variance analysis, stress-testing, hedging and VAR risk metrics.
Masters in Quantitative Finance with specialization in Investments and Risk Management, plus a post-graduate certificate in Advanced Risk Management
Nasdaq Market maker & Options agency Trader; Execution of Proprietary trades and client order-flows; Position and P/L management Fundamental and Technical analysis of Nasdaq stocks
Bond and Money-market Dealer in Interbank markets, Treasury ALM, Funding & Liquidity Mngt; Structuring Bond IPO’s and issuing structured products. Calculating Liquidity Coverage Ratios, Contractual Maturity Mismatch, Conce
Equities and Interest rates Trading plus High Frequency Trade Automation
TREASURY, XVA, MARKET & LIQUIDITY RISK MNGT SKILLS
AUDIT, OPERATIONAL RISK & COMPLIANCE SKILLS
IBM Openpages & Cognos
Alteryx and Automated Data Analytics