A career oriented, consultative position focused on Strategic Business entry into Emerging Markets, or the detailed analysis and assessment of Aerospace and Defense related markets, especially in Latin America and the MENA region that will leverage my analysis and business backgrounds.
Strong skills in financial models, risk modeling and valuation, derivatives and hedging strategies especially in the Aerospace and Defense area, high technology systems and Energy market spaces.
A strong background in the analysis of political systems and institutions and their impact on various business endeavors and markets, with over a decade of experience in analyzing data and reaching both local and long-range conclusions accurately and in a timely manner, using cultural and linguistic awareness as well as carefully developed analytical skills. Professional level competence in German Advanced proficiency in Spanish Working proficiency in Portuguese Written and Reading proficiency in Arabic and Hebrew
Oct 2008 - Present
Independent M&A and Business Researcher
Research on Market Entry Strategies, Competitive Intelligence on key market segments and policy analysis of respective governments and key power players in the Aerospace and Defense spaces and Energy Sectors for Emerging Markets, especially in the MENA region and Latin America.
Detailed experience in M&A due dilligence, competitive research, risk modeling and financials models and calculating foreign exchange rate scenarios.
Sep 2007 - Oct 2008
Intern and Member of Analyst Training Program
As an intern and then member of the Analyst training program slated for the Global M&A and Research teams, focused on strategy, especially in the Emerging Markets and the Aerospace sectors, honing analysis skills in reviewing and assessing financials, market conditions and strategic risks, especially in emerging markets. Further tasked with reviewing and assessing the validity of externally derived assessment and analyst data.
Detailed work with M&A due dilligence, detailed research on companies, Risk and Financial Modeling.
Sep 2004 - Aug 2006
Conduct research on market segments, including Energy and Aerospace and Defense, analyzing corporate releases, financial information, government policy, socially engineered data and overall market trends to develop investment postures and outlooks for the Investment Managers and Investment team. Detailed analysis of financial and economic forecasts, models and spreadsheets.
Experience with trading systems, risk models, financial modeling, detailed research and analysis of corporate pending and upcoming products or services in the assigned sectors, including pending patents, deals, negotiations or government policy positions.
Sep 1998 - Jul 2004
Aug 1988 - Aug 1998
Human Intelligence Exploitation Team Leader
2004 - 2007
New York University
International Relations and Political Economy
MA Awarded with distinction
2004 - 2007
Awarded "with Distinction"
Specializing in Strategy, especially entry vectors into Emerging Markets in Latin America and the MENA Region.
In addition to the core management curriculum, significant coursework was taken in such areas as:
Data Mining for Business Intelligence
Regression and Multivariate Data Analysis
Competitive Strategy in the Marketplace
Game Theory and Business Strategy
Multinational Business Management