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Aug 2010Present


Create Ltd.

Member of consulting team that advises and coaches clients on global business strategies, cross-cultural and multicultural skill training emphasizing problem solving, decision making, communicating, selling, negotiating, coaching, appraising, and leading in global contexts. Corporate clients are primarily Japanese manufacturing firms with global presence or in early stages of international sales and expansion.

I have been assigned major clients which include;Murata Manufacturing.  -Murata Manufacturing is a leading company primarily involved in the manufacturing of ceramic passive electronic components, primarily capacitors, ceramic filters, high frequency parts, and sensors. Murata Manufacturing has 23 subsidiaries in Japan and 31 overseas. Net Sales JP¥ 530,819,000,000 (CAN$ 6,450,000,000)Santen Pharmecutical. -Santen specializes in original ophthalmic and anti-rheumatic pharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals for all types of ophthalmic disorders. With marketing and development bases in Japan, the United States and Europe. Net Sales: JP¥ 110,594,000,000 (Can$ 1,344,000,000)

Jul 2009Apr 2010

Financial Analyst / Equity Portfolio Manager

Abacus Holdings Inc.

Managed both day-to-day and long-term strategic objectives, including communicating research, discussing market news, and examining stock performance. Provided management with trading ideas, commentary, and expert analysis of market conditions by gathering key data, analyzing trends, creating reports, and offering comprehensive evaluations to meet management's objectives.

    • Specific focus was given to Index Related Securities, Commodities and Energies
    • Technical analysis was based on combination of trend, wave and retracement methods to forecast and analyze potential market moves.
    • Utilized comprehensive knowledge of micro and macroeconomic factors to evaluate risk.
    • Designed hedging strategies for concentrated positions and overall market exposure.

Lead development of a distributed real-time Contract For Difference (CFD) platform. The main objective was to engineer a very low latency (microseconds) event-driven market data processing, strategy, and order submission engine. The system was obtaining multicast market data from Nasdaq, Arca/NYSE, CME and others worldwide, additionally it was running trading algorithms with low latency requirements responsive to changes in market conditions.

    • Developed management tools to measure and analyze financial and operational information (e.g. financial ratios, key performance Indicators, sales forecasting platform, integrated budget model, pricing, and management reports)
    • Developed and managed complex excel-based financial models. Performed scenario analysis to align operational and financial resources with platform objectives.
    • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Trusted to successfully capture, maintain, and retain critical relationships with wide range of counter-parties in relation to the platform development. 
Jun 2007Jul 2009

Financial Analyst / Regional Director

SB Asset Management

Regional Director for Kansai Region (Western Japan). Maintained critical relationships with prospective and existing clients to assess financial needs which included identifying and recommending the appropriate investment services to clients. Ensured compliance with company and regulatory requirements and guidelines. Communicated complex information to clients to make them aware of their options and help them assess the relative merits of different plans. Acted as the steward of the client's assets. Achieved client satisfaction and loyalty through excellent service.

    • Conducted in-depth reviews of clients' financial circumstances and future goals. 
    • Assisted clients in making informed decisions. 
    • Negotiated with product suppliers for the best possible rates. 
    • Reviewed accounts on a regular basis to ensure compliance with internal and external policies, guidelines, rules, and regulations.
    • Created, implemented, and continually reviewed a plan that includes strategies designed to help clients pursue their long-term goals. 
    • Devised and executed business development strategies to attract and acquire new clients.
Jul 2007Jun 2008

Vice President / Financial Analysis

Time2Ad Japan

Head of the executive team that led the expansion of the company into the Japanese market. As the lead on this assignment I handled all aspects involved with market entry into Japan. In addition as the top executive of the company in Japan I also handled all financial operations and operations duties as well. These included Cash-Flow, Expense Control, and other operational management duties. Developed management tools to quantify, measure, and monitor work processes. Also developed reports for head office in Montreal which included financial and operational projections (revenues per region, expenses, project and capital expenditures, monthly variance)

•Conducted market research for company services and business development in Osaka Japan

•Implementation of OOH media projects in Osaka, Japan

•Captured market-leading dominance for both newly launched and existing product lines.

•Initiated several clients for the company

Jan 2007Jul 2007

Marketing Director / Business Advisor

Industry Canada

Student Connections Division

Led the developed and implementation of annual marketing plans that resulted in consistent sales increases, in a flat growth market sector. During this time, marketing played a key role in achieving sales growth that consistently out-performed previous years. This growth resulted in the division becoming profitable in 2007, for the first time in many years Drove the development and implementation of media strategies that resulted in improved efficiency and accelerated sales growth and profitability. One such strategy drove incremental, SME Service sales growth of six percent in markets representing nearly 50% of system-wise sales.

    • Increased division participation in national and local marketing initiatives,
    • Developed and implemented consumer research designed to improve results of our sales promotions. 
    • Assisted IT Dept. with training of clients and development of new programs
    • Designed and implemented client database in MS Access.
    • Advised various SME on Finance, Marketing, IT and other general issues as part of my duties as a Business Advisor.
Jun 2005Aug 2005

Tech Support Staff - IT Dept.

Maersk Oil Qatar A/S

Prepared over 500 of the companies computers for re use and for sale to the employees, and charitable donations.

Assisted IT Dept in Administration of Navision ( MS Dynamics ) system for the entire Qatar operation. 250 End Users

Assisted with Navision ( MS Dynamics ) ERP development

IT Support for Offshore Rigs, and for internal communication network at the HQ, in Doha, Qatar.

General IT troubleshooting

General Network Maintenance, Service and Troubleshooting

Jun 2002Jul 2002

Tech Support Staff - IT Dept.

Maersk Oil Qatar A/S

IT Support for Offshore Rigs, and for internal communication network at the HQ, in Doha, Qatar.

General IT troubleshooting with servers, workstations, communications equipment. 250 end users

Helped the IT staff with all issues that were present at the time ranging from hardware issues to software and network concerns.

Acted as technical support for the IT concerns that the various staff at Maersk Oil had with their hardware and software.

Trained in the use of VB, C++, SAP BI software and Navision for programming Macros for use in order to save time and money for the Production Dept.

May 2002Jun 2002

Intern - Dedicated Design Dept.

Maersk Oil Qatar A/S

Worked intimately with the Maersk Oil team that designed and developed the STAR (Slim Tripod Adapted for Rig) type wellhead platform.

Provided all IT technical support. Resulting wellhead platform resulted in reduction in costs of subsea export pipeline overhead

Training in IT requirements of the Dedicated Design Office.

Training in the DDO module of Navision Software.

General IT support for increased strain on infrastructure as a result of new additions to the AL Shaheen Field project.

Jul 2001Aug 2001

Intern - Engineering and Projects Dept.

Maersk Oil Qatar A/S

Assigned to Geology team of Al Shaheen Field.

Al Shaheen Field is the largest Natural Gas Field in the world.

Production is now at 330,000 Barrels per day from Block 5 ( Maersk operations )

Training in interpretation of 2D and 3D data logs

Was given the task to organize, rearrange and record into the computer system the location and other information on all the documents, books, records, letters, financial statements, engineering specifications, various engineering societies newsletters and discoveries and other archival information stored in the archives.

Jun 2001Jul 2001

Intern - Finance Dept.

Maersk Oil Qatar A/S
  • Was assigned to check all financial records and statements pertaining to employee salaries and benefits before the audit of the company was to be done.
  • Sorted out and arranged to pay all the personal costs of the employees that were to be paid by the company such as rent, phone, school fees, health expenses, travel expenses.
  • Helped to compile weekly finance report (Cash Call) that was sent to the headquarters in Copenhagen.
  • Detailed Training of Navision Application for Financial Management of the Branch office.
  • Extracted, Processed, and Validated Data from Accounting and Financial systems to produce reports

              o Conformity reports: Asset concentration, asset quality, and capital requirements              o Internal management reports; Liquidity ratios, current assets and cash flow.              o Monitored expenses to ensure compliance with budget by performing monthly variance analyzes.


May 2009

Bachelors of Business Administration

Memorial University

Memorial University of Newfoundland, (colloquially known as Memorial University or "MUN") is a comprehensive university located primarily in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

With historical strengths in engineering, business, geology, and medicine, it is one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. With over 17,000 students, it is also the largest university in Atlantic Canada. MUN's four main campuses are served by more than 900 faculty and 2,300 staff members. Memorial University of Newfoundland has featured in the SJTU World university rankings, the TOP 500 and many other rankings.

Curriculum included;

Asset Valuation - Equity & Debt Investments – Indexes & Derivatives – Alternative Investments – Risk Management - Portfolio Management – Performance Evaluation, Attribution, & Presentation – Quantative Methods – Statistics – Micro & Macroeconomics.



Bishop Ridley College

Ridley College is a co-educational private boarding and day university-preparatory school located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1889 under the auspices of its first headmaster, J. O. Miller. Today, Ridley College is widely considered one of Canada's most prestigious private, independent secondary schools. Ridley's current headmaster, Jonathan Leigh, a graduate from Eton College and Cambridge University, succeeded Rupert D. Lane in January 2005. Originally founded as a boys-only school, Ridley became co-educational in 1973 under headmaster Richard Bradley, a Cambridge classics scholar. Ridley College remains tied to its original Anglican origin, but has long welcomed students of other denominations and faiths.



Doha College

The Doha College is located in Doha, Qatar. The Doha College (also known as DC) was founded in 1980 and originally taught only British nationals. Over the past decade the Doha College has successfully secured its position, as one of the leading and most credited Internationals schools in the State of Qatar, teaching a student body of over a 1100 people from over 50 different nationalities. 


Cash Flow Analysis Forecasting Competitive Analysis Capital Evaluations Budgeting Financial Analysis Financial Modeling Benchmarking Operations Management 6 Sigma Kaizen FX Conversion Accrued Dividend Calculations Trust Bank Data Analysis Reconciliation Monitoring of Cash Projections Corporate Action  
IT Skills
Bloomberg Terminal -  Expert user   Excel - Expert User   All programs within the MS Office Suite.   Mac OS   Windows (XP, NT)   Linux   MS Dynamics (Navision)   SAP   Network Hardware and Software   Web Development  : PHP, FLASH, HTML, CSS, Joomla, Mambo,    


Geoffrey Ash

Mr Ash was my Supervisor at Industry Canada.


Jan 2007Present

SBA Certification

Industry Canada
Jul 2006Present



Additional Work History Info


To find a position within a company so that I may have the ability to usethe knowledge and skills I have to benefit both the company and myself.

Public Speaking

Women Entrepreneurs of Canada Conference - March 2007 - St. John's, NL, Canada

Speech Topic : How to get the most out of your company's IT

Ritsumeikan University

Intercultural Business Management Seminar - November 2008 - Kyoto, Japan

Speech Topic : Hofstede Cross Cultural Model and its relation to Managment

Personal Information

Canadian National

CFA Level I -  June 2011

CFA Level II - December 2011

CFA Level II - June 2012

Japanese Work Visa  Valid

Language Skills :

English – NativeJapanese – Intermediate Level

Hindi – NativeUrdu – Native

Spanish – ConversationalArabic – Conversational

Countries I have lived in :








Writting Sample


Financial Analyst with a demonstrated record of exceeding profitability goals, driving increased revenues, and new market entry. Possess large spectrum of experience in financial markets and corporate finance coupled with creative ideas for product applications and a solid history of project success. Willingness to develop sales potential in new market areas. Strong analytical and planning skills, combined with the ability to coordinate the efforts of many to meet organizational goals. Can undertake difficult mandates and meet tight deadlines.Core Competencies include :

* Cash Flow Analysis                               * Expansion / New Market Development* Forecasting                                             * Benchmarking* P & L Analysis / Expense Control          * Operations Management* Financial Statement & Ratio Analysis    * Complex Financial, Operational. & Quantative Modeling* Securities Trading                                   * Economic, Financial, & Technical Indicator Analysis

Currently in the CFA program will complete it in june 2012 


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