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Education

Sep 2014Sep 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 2011Jul 2014

B.A. (Hons) Accounting Studies

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

Work Experience

Jun 2013Sep 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 2012Sep 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. 



References

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