Currently completing my M.Sc. in international Affairs, specialization in International Finance at HEC Montreal. My research will focus on the impact of political risk on cross-listing. I have a Bcomm in Finance Honors and a minor in International Business from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. I would like to pursue an MA in Econ Phil at Oxford. The type of work opportunities I am looking for are in the field of international finance, such as trade (export/import) and/or in personal finance.
Global Investment Research Challenge (GIRC) by CFA Institute
Participated to the GIRC equity research competition. Represented the John Molson School of Business and competed against other student teams from Quebecuniversities’ business and finance programs.
Equity research company chosen: Transcontinental Inc.
Presentation: Participate to presentation and creativity improvement workshops
Basketball: Sport-Etude, Jean XXIII and Vanier College (2002/2004); Represented Quebec at the Canadian National Basketball Tournament AAA with Vanier College in British Columbia.
Languages: Currently developing Japanese for future educational and cultural purposes; studied basic German at Vanier College; interest in languages, history, and culture.
Sep 2009 - Present
Thesis: The Political Determinants to the Cross-Listing Decision
Recipient of the SSHRC Bursary ($17,500)
Recipient of the FQRSC Bursary for Research ($15,000)
Recipient of the Admission Bursary to the M.Sc. Program at HEC Montreal ($5,000)
Recipent of the Banque National Groupe financier bursary ($2,500)
Recipient of the VIP Bursary ($1,000)
Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
Will attend LSE summer school for an economic course on public policy
Sep 2005 - May 2009
Dean's list 2007, 2008
V.P. Sustainability Business Conference 2008
TOP 15% student in Faculty
Recipient of the EDC Bursary ($3,000)
Recipient of the Desjardins Centre of Corporate Finance Bursary Recepient ($2,000)
Dec 2006 - Aug 2007
Participated to a semester exchange at Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan.
Attended International Business and Japanese (level 3) courses.
Attended an extra 4 months Japansese courses (level 4) in Nagoya city, Aichi-ken, Japan.
Sep 2010 - Present
Assisting Professor Dr. David Pastoriva-Rivas for a research on the management decisional factors that determine the type of entry for Small Medium Enterprise in foreign markets.
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Internship position at EDC - Montreal;
Junior Underwriter in Account Receivable Insurance
Full-Time from May 2009 - September 2009
Part-Time from September 2009 - April 2010
Jan 2008 - Aug 2009
Conducted research on Venture Cap, IPOs, family-owned firms, board of director, and Corporate Debt for Finance Teaachers. Research to be publish in various Finance Journals.
Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
Finance Trading Room Monitor
Helped students with Finance Databases and Softwares such as Datastream, Bloomberg, Rotman Interactive Trading, Ibbotson, etc...
Jun 2006 - Dec 2006
Centralized Local Group Member
Liased between suppliers and customers to ensure renewal of contracts were consistent year to year through diligent monitoring of contacts and information supplied.