Jose Luis Taboada Taboada Meléndez

Jose Luis Taboada Taboada Meléndez

Work History

Work History
May 2013 - Present

Middle Office

Altura Markets A.V. S.A.

I am currently working on the Trade Processing department, on the back office of Altura Markets, we are in charge of top day allocation on national and international derivatives markets, plus other back offices functions, such as clearing and settlements operations, on the Spanish, Mexican, Korean and Brazilian derivative exchanges.

Dec 2011 - May 2013

Project Manager

Altura Markets, A.V., S.A.

On Altura Markets I worked as a Project Manager and Facility Manager, where I was in charge of coordinating different projects for the company, involving different business areas. Furthermore I was in charge of the Disaster Recovery Center.

Nov 2005 - Dec 2011

Clearing employee

Altura Markets, A.V., S.A.

I worked on the Back Office department at Altura Markets, a joint venture with BBVA and Societe Generale, where we carried out functions such as settlements and clearances of derivatives operations, dealing with corporate actions on the Spanish, Mexican, Korean and Brazilian derivative exchanges.

Mar 2005 - Sep 2005

Customer Services Officer

Caterpillar Financial

I worked on the Customer Service Department, financing Caterpillar machinery, through leasing and lending contracts, with in my job we have to follow payments to customers and dealers.

Mar 2004 - Dec 2004


Royal Bank of Scotland

I worked as a cashier for the Royal Bank of Scotland in Gloucester, as part of my job I was in responsible for paying invoices, fund transfers, order foreign currencies etc., moreover I was in charge of some controls including checking the Clearing etc. Contributing to the achievement of branch sales targets, by matching our products and services to customer needs.

Dec 2001 - Oct 2003


BBVA Finanzia

I worked in the Company’s equipment division, where we financed equipment through leasing and loans. I was in charge of checking new contracts according with the bank’s policy, by examining profitability and other legal issues; as well as obtaining all necessary information by liaising with suppliers in order to be able to prepare all contracts demanded by BBVA branches.

Jun 2000 - Aug 2000

Accounts junior

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

One of the leading European law firms; I worked in the headquarters located in London as an accounts junior, where I was responsible for inputting purchase ledger invoices, answering enquiries and doing other administrative tasks. This job required high analytical skills.


Dec 2006 - Dec 2006

Licese III


License III at BME, (Spanish Stock Exchange), for Trading and Clearing on the MEFF exchange

Sep 2000 - Sep 2001

M.Sc. in Finance

Strathclyde University

M.Sc. in Finance, at Strathclyde University, which include a relevant study in the following areas: Portfolio Theory, Options and futures, Security Analysis, and International Finance.

Sep 1999 - Jun 2000

Postgraduate Certificate in Finance

Birkbeck College, University of London

Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, at Birkbeck College, University of London. Where I studied the following subjects: Financial Markets, Applied Finance and Statistics, Microeconomics and Quantitative techniques.

Sep 1994 - Jun 1998

Degree in Business Administration

University of Wales

Degree in Business Administration, University of Wales. My degree involved an in-depth study of economics with particular emphasis on the Spanish banking sector.




8 years experience using Excell and other Office tools


8 years experience

Back Office

8 years of different Back Offices departments


8 year working with derivatives