I base my skill coaching sessions on initial assessment of need. I use a mix of books, articles, relevant case studies, and live examples from my experiences. I encourage full participation with minimum homework.
I can help you with learning mathematics, business practices & finance, project management (PMP certification), process reengineering, languages (French, Hindi, and Urdu) and developing growth mindset.
I am currently doing my full-time MBA from Strathclyde Business School.
19yrs of functional expertise in banking, finance, and project-management across Investment,
Commercial, and Business banking. I worked with 4 big UK/European banks at various levels, successfully managed many projects.
Bespoke based on the levels and expectations.
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Two decades of functional expertise in banking, finance, and project management across Investment,
Commercial, and Business banking. I worked with 4 big UK/European banks at various levels and built
high performing teams. My strengths are solution design, project & product mgmt., operations, risk
mgmt., corp. governance, regulatory reporting, internal controls and thought leadership. I have setup
many niche initiatives for captive centers and third-party service providers. I bring growth mindset,
passion for learning/sharing knowledge, experience of strategic planning, solution design and execution.
JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020
CO-FOUNDER / CONSULTANT, NEW VENTURE
Started business of exporting frozen foods from India to Dubai with three other partners and tasted
initial success. The expansion plan & the distribution of goods were severely impacted due to the
spread of Coronavirus in 2020. Also worked as independent consultant guiding start-ups on Lean / Agile
approach, streamlining P&L reporting, documentation, and risk management.
SEPTEMBER 2014 – MAY 2018
VICE PRESIDENT, ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND
Founded ‘Product Controls’ function for all coverage businesses of Commercial banking of RBS /
Natwest and built a team of 35 senior resources from scratch. Responsible for developing product & risk
strategies, P&L performance monitoring, designing & implementing internal controls, and risk appetite
& regulatory reporting to senior leadership team. Expanded product controls to Business banking.
Designed & implemented sales framework controls, prevented mis selling of complex products
Designed & implemented pricing framework controls, saved c£10 million per year
Reduced ‘credit risk exposures’ >£100 million by remediating systems & behavioral gaps
reconciled risk management system with various settlement systems
unutilized credit limits reduced for Trade Facilities & saved RWA costs
£10 million overdraft renewal fee leakage identified & remediated
JUNE 2013 – SEPTEMBER 2014
DY. GENERAL MANAGER, COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY (UBS ACCOUNT)
Responsible for Global Rates, Real-Estate & Structured products P&Ls (UK & USA trading desks). Guided
a team of 100+ product controllers, spread across two geographical locations, managing core & noncore daily P&L production, commentary, and reporting to the trading desks.
Taken ownership of i) production, ii) balance sheet signoff, and iii) final submission of P&L
Developed “Supervisory Dashboard” with UBS financial controllers for regulatory reporting
Reduced manual errors by 2/3 with the help of continuous learning, skill coaching & automation
DECEMBER 2007 – MAY 2013
ASST. VICE PRESIDENT, SOCIETE GENERALE
Started Product Control activity from scratch as 'Proof of Concept' and gradually developed it as a large
function (3 to 60+ resources) in 5-year timeframe. Was responsible for data quality of P&L of fixed
income and equity derivatives. Enhanced it through Lean & excel automations and streamlined 2
reconciliation process and reporting (of FX, Treasury P&L, RWA, Intercompany positions, etc.). Also
guided a niche team who managed Collateral Valuation for APAC entities (MTM position reconciliation
& issuing margin calls), Transfer Pricing, Fighting back controls.
JUNE 2006 – DECEMBER 2007
TEAM LEAD, DEUTSCHE BANK
Responsible for prioritizing and settling high value trades in European market for Tier1 clients of
Deutsche bank. Managed a team of 11 resources. Developed deep insights of settlement processes &
the clearing houses (Euroclear, Crest).
FEBRUARY 2004 – JUNE 2006
SENIOR RESEARCH SPECIALIST, THOMSON FINANCIAL
Responsible for Company Fundamental Research analysis of commercial & financial entities.
Benchmarked the review of company’s financial statements through research of 10k / Annual Reports,
Press Releases, Quarter results, Referential Data, Auditor’s opinion, Competitor analysis.
JUNE 2003 – JAN 2004
SENIOR PROCESS EXECUTIVE, HEWLETT PACKARD
Responsible for implementing Purchase Order (POs) administration process through ARIBA application.
Reduced duplicate POs by undertaking a six-sigma green belt project.
MAY 2001 – AUGUST 2002
PROCESS EXECUTIVE, GE CAPITAL
Worked for GESOVAC Equipment Finance Operations serving French customers. Completed training of
Six Sigma and initiated Green belt project for process efficiency & was appreciated.
JAN 2021 – ONWARD
FULL-TIME MBA, STRATHCLYDE BUSINESS SCHOOL
MASTER OF ARTS IN FRENCH LINGUISTICS, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY (JNU)
Passed with distinction.
ADVANCE DIPLOMA IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, BICT
Passed with distinction
SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified PMP professional
Project Team Management (NETg)
Certified BPO Team Leader (QAI)
Certified facilitator of DTL program at RBS
Head of CSR initiatives at Société Générale
Business process & data analysis skill
Strategic planning and problem solving
Critical thinking and change management
Communication & relationship building
Capital market, & non-personal products
Process reengineering & automations using
Microsoft Excel / VBA
Fluent in French and intermediary knowledge of Portuguese. Active Yoga practitioner. Worked in past
with old-age homes and orphanages. Would like to contribute towards achieving SDG goals of the
organization I work in.
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