NATIONAL GRID UK PENSION SCHEMEFebruary 2020 - Present
Establishing a supportive PMO function to provide oversight of the organisation’s internal and external project
- Designed the project management office’s architectural blueprint and PMO charter. - Catalogued processes and controls throughout the entire project life cycle and collated them to form a project management framework. - Developed tools and templates to be used as part of the project management framework. - Organized workshops to obtain buy-in for the project management office from business units.
Responsible for the front end design, development and testing of a machine learning software as a service product that is being launched to market.
Key Achievements: * Re-designed the entire front end of the product to optimise the user experience which involved getting buy-in from the business, front-end and back-end teams. * Built and deployed a firmwide UI kit using Storybook. * Regularly deployed new features with an emphasis on writing clean and concise code. * Wrote end-to-end and unit tests using Cypress and Jest and integrated them into the CI/CD process. * Conducted code reviews providing actionable feedback.
Responsible for the project management of legal matters across the Financial Regulation and Disputes Resolution practice groups, and internal business transformation projects.
Key Achievements: * Coordinated product development, customer engagement and stakeholder management across multiple jurisdictions for ISDA Create, a market leading collateral documentation negotiation platform, that diversified the firm's revenue streams and widened the firm's client pool. * Redesigned stakeholder status reports for budgeting, resource management and planning purposes, that were rolled out across the project management team and created consistency in the team's outputs. * Aided senior leadership with managing team capacity by creating an automated capacity tracker using VBA and SAP Solution Extensions that reduced the need for manual input and that generated MI reports for individual team members and the overall team.
Acted as both a business analyst and project manager on a variety of business transformation projects for financial institutions as part of EY's Enterprise Risk Services division. Key Achievements: * Project managed a bank's internal model approvals application to the ECB with a budget of £ 2m, that required coordinating subject matter experts across the front office, IT and risk management teams and that reduced the bank's capital requirements. * Modelled the impact of finalised Basel III regulations on a portfolio of an investment banks' capital requirements as part of a firmwide strategic initiative that enabled the firm to tailor specific solutions for its client pool. * Drafted business requirements for migration of Value at Risk models from Monte Carlo to Historical Simulation in order to implement Expected Shortfall as part of a bank's FRTB program. * Drafted business requirements for updating documentation and digital channels as part of a bank's ring-fencing program. Project managed the production, testing and go-live for revised documentation. * Performed quality assurance review on a bank's medium-term revenue forecasting models used for annual Bank of England stress test. * Conducted back-testing on internal models for managing market risk to validate whether they were fit for purpose.
Conducted business planning, financial analysis and risk management for housing association developments and infrastructure projects within the non-renewable energy sector.
Key Achievements: * Supported senior management in improving operations and client engagement for the firm's custodian services that created an additional low risk and high margin revenue stream. * Conducted daily financial market research for distribution to the firm's client pool. * Created bespoke pricing models for a £ 150m CPI-linked bond issuance.
Arjun Capital LimitedAugust 2014 - March 2015
Penguin Random House UKJuly 2013 - September 2013
Coral Cay ConservationNovember 2010 - July 2011
Figma, Adobe XD
Unit testing, Cypress
Analysis methods and tools
Quality Assurance, Web Design, Project Management, Risk management, Team management
Open Source solutions
Doctrine MongoDB ODM
Web development, Machine Learning, Compass - SASS, Express, Next.js, React.js
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