Oil Risk Manager
A/S Global Risk Management Ltd
Since June 2015
Applying technical knowledge and understanding of physical oil to help clients manage price exposures by structuring and trading across-the-barrel hedging solutions. Clientele covers the entire spectrum and includes airlines, shipping companies, refiners, suppliers, E&P players, industrial players, power generation/utilities… basically any company that is affected by oil price volatility.
Both for clients and for internal trade ideas, I prepare oil research and analysis that covers technical and fundamental – refinery margins, cracks, turnarounds, tenders, inventories, geopolitical. Mark/maintain forward curves for pricing of strategies and for colour – crude, middle distillates, naphtha, gasoline and fuel oil.
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Risk Manager/Trading Analyst (Light Ends & Resids)
Coverage/rotation included Mogas, Naphtha and Resids in that order. Managed risk for both physical and paper books. Responsibilities include curve marking, maintaining positional exposures, VAR limit supervision/oversight, capturing correct economics from blending ops, any reporting requirements i.e. IAS and basically anything that affects the P&L of the desk. Most importantly, successfully managing traders’ and management’s expectations.
Derivatives (Institutional Desk)
DBS Bank Ltd
Covered Institutional clients consisting of banks, funds and corporates and traded derivatives of all asset classes but with a specialisation in interest rates. Prepared technical analysis, market and macro research for internal and external consumption. Leveraged on excel VBA proficiency to produce programs that streamlined processes, aided in risk management such as matching of FX deals, consolidation and tallying of energy trades, gold arbitrage, interest rate curve comparisons, ED LIBOR bootstrapping and reporting of essential economic data.
Institutional Banking (Energy Chemicals and Infrastructure)
DBS Bank Ltd
The banking and finance industry has not been the same since the 2008 GFC. I was a successful applicant of the MAS Financial Graduate Immersion Programme in 2009 where only 80 of the 3000 candidates were hired by DBS. Covered first tier institutional clients in the infrastructure sector. Performed analysis relating to the financials, credit, ratings, financial models, due diligence, etc, of these companies in order to (a) grant new credit facilities, (b) refinance existing facilities, (c) review existing facilities where necessary
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