I am a confident, competent and driven Economist with over four years working experience for both public and private sector organisations. I am competent in the use of various statistical software and I have experience in financial modelling, investment analysis, valuation of transactions, business planning and market trends analysis.
Postgraduate degree in MSc Economics
Academic Excellence Award, Keele University
University of Exeter
Grade achieved: Distinction
Game Theory & Industrial Organisation
2006 – 2009 Results: [2:1]
BSc (Hons) Economics
Introduction to Financial Markets
Elementary Statistical Theory
Advanced Economic Analysis
Jan 2014- Present
Economist 360 Analyses
Main duties performed:
Produced in-depth research papers on economic trends and forecasts
Producing and presenting strategic reports to senior management, key decision makers, fellow economists, company directors and government officials in order to assist them in making medium to long-term decisions
Presented papers during local & international conferences and meetings
Developing risk models which take into consideration a number of variables such as growth, inflation and current debt levels
Providing tailored research to clients on topics of their choosing
Performing in-depth research and trend analysis into major financial markets
Conducting cost/benefit analysis on projects and business endeavours
Examining growth rates, risk factors and forecasts on behalf of clients
Converting data into meaningful information
Writing press releases regarding current economic issues
Drafting of monthly and quarterly market reviews and currency outlooks
Performing cost management analysis on private companies
Participation in investment projects on behalf of the organisation
Preparing financial charts and tables for analysis and presentations
Performing budget management and monitoring duties
Gathering intelligence on various economic issues affecting the markets
Conducting detailed business feasibility studies
Providing macroeconomic forecasts for the Treasury
Supervised junior members of staff in their day-to-day tasks
Jul 2011- Dec 2013
Assistant Economist Excellent Finance Ltd
Main duties performed:
Developed a Microsoft Access database to store data
Conducted statistical analysis using software such as SAS & SPSS
Researched on the latest economic trends affecting the markets
Performed general financial analysis
Prepared reports for senior managers and clientele
Presented key reports to relevant authorities via reports and verbal presentations
Performed fact-checking tasks of documents
Ordinary Member of the Royal Economic Society
IBM SPSS Statistics Level 1 v2
Level 2 ECDL – BCS
Business acumen: I have the ability to effectively analyse business financials and data, forecast any future business opportunities and encourage progression in key areas of the organisation.
Computer skills: Computer literate and fully conversant in the use of a variety of statistical software, including SAS, SPSS and Minitab.
Numeracy Skills: Adept at performing mathematical operations and making sense of complex economic and financial statements and data.
Time management Skills: Capable of multi-tasking, prioritising tasks and utilising the available resources in order to get the job done on time and in the most efficient manner.
Hobbies and interests
In my spare time, I enjoy meeting up with my friends and family, and I currently volunteer as a guest columnist for my local paper, The Daily Herald. I also enjoy reading business and economics magazines such as the Economist and Financial Times.
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