Fidelity International, Consultant, 2010
I managed a programme of technology projects including trade life cycle improvements; systems for high net-worth individuals; systems to reduce operational errors; and bespoke reporting for institutional clients.
UBS, Project Manager, 2007-9
I led data rationalisation and IT cost reduction projects in response to intense pressures after sub-prime losses at the Investment Bank. I managed a global team with developers in London and Singapore. We worked with infrastructure, audit, DBA, production and architecture teams to improve data management, improve quality and reduce costs.
Barclays Global Investors, Software Team Leader, 2000-7
I developed software for portfolio management systems, including BGI's innovative iShares business. Total AUM managed on our systems reached $1 trillion across the index, transitions and active businesses. I gained experience in graduate recruitment and team leading and developed software for the active equity and market neutral managers. Projects included portfolio optimisation; internal trade matching; transaction cost estimation; and portfolio risk management. Our software was used to launch and run a European Market Neutral fund which won the EuroHedge Specialist Fund award in 2002.
Record Treasury Mgt, Software Developer, 1998-2000
I supported and developed systems for currency hedging and active currency investment. Our small team were responsible for all technology functions: procurement, disaster recovery, trading systems, client reporting, statutory reporting and research. I was also a member trustee on the Record Group Pension scheme.
Clerical Medical, Software Developer, 1996-8
I supported projects in fund accounting, including the migration of administration from DataStream to HiPortfolio. I provided hands-on support for tactical projects, such as statutory disclosure reporting.
Sun Alliance, Business Analyst, 1990-6
I was an analyst for multiple life, pensions and international insurance projects. These included re-engineering point-of-sale systems to allow expert underwriting in real-time, and the printing of policy documents via point-of-sale laptops. In the international business I supported underwriters in niche areas such as cargo and celebrity insurance.