Rishi Chawla

  • 402 Embassy Orchid Apts, 8th Main Rd, Sadashivangar , Bangalore 


Sep 2014 - Sep 2015

Msc Financial Management                                                             

University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2.1 Grade achieved. 
  • Courses: Financial Markets & Investment,  Investment Management, Behavioural Finance, Research Methods in Finance (Econometrics), Corporate Finance,    Statistics for Finance,  Analysis of Corporate Financial Information and Dissertation (15000 words)
Sep 2011 - Jul 2014

B.A. (Hons) Accounting Studies

University of Exeter, UK 
  • Class 2 Division 1 achieved.

Work Experience

Work experience
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Intern (Financial Planning & Analysis)

Fidelity Investments
  • Worked with an associate for preparation of a proposal to remodel a  costing process.
  • Performed statistical analysis on financial data using excel and subsequently collaborated with my superiors to asses overall implications of the change. 
  • Presented findings to a CFO level executive panel. 
  • Successful performance, proposal gained management approval to progress to implementation stage
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

 Intern (Financial Planning & Analysis)

Fidelity Investments
  • Build cost models on excel to aid preparation of Fidelity's quarterly financial report.  
  • Successful performance, secured  internship offer for subsequent year. 

Relevant Project Work 

  1. Quantifying media textual sentiment of Hedge funds; a content analysis approach. (Dissertation)

Personal Development

   Elected Treasurer,  Slow Food Society, 2013/14, University of Exeter:

                • Individually prepared cost budgets to contribute  towards a successful application for gaining financial sponsorship of £800. 
                • Taught one cooking class to a diverse group of 25 people, whilst creatively incorporating the use of social media to enhance the learning experience. 

 Team Senior,  International Welcome Team 2013, (2 week span), University of Exeter:

                • Led a team of 45 people responsible for the welcome and aid of 1300 new students. 
                • Exhibited strong communication skills and professionalism to win the "Most Professional Team Member" award, being chosen out of a pool of 120 members. 

Squash Team Player, 2012- present,  University of Exeter &  Edinburgh:

                • Consistent  team player,  whilst managing academics and other extracurriculars. 


Available on request