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Professional Status

Consultant
Open to opportunities

About Me

MANAGER · BUSINESS ANALYST · SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Multilingual technology expert with proven leadership skills and a keen interest in the financial
services sector, including banking and investment management. Combine software development
skills with ability to manage client relationships to improve processes and deliver exceptional results.

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Analyse business requirements and lead initiatives to streamline operations, ensure compliance in
highly-regulated industries and manage organizational change. Build consensus on new strategies.
Data Analysis · Database Design · Portfolio Management · Software Development · Economics
Testing · Project Management · Global Teams · Consulting · Problem Solving · Fund Compliance
Business Development · Management Reports · Brokerage & Credit Systems · Communications
Meeting Facilitation · Cross-Functional Teams · Financial Services & Investment Banking Sectors

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TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Database Systems · Oracle MySQL . Software Engineering · Architecture . Communications Systems · Java · SQL . PL / SQL · UML · Client Server Programming · XML · SML · Maude · Windows OS
Linux / UNIX · Microsoft Office Suite · Adobe GoLive · Corel Draw · LaTex · Eclipse

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LANGUAGES

Fluent in Bulgarian (mother tongue), English & German; Russian &
Intermediate French, basic Spanish

Education

Executive Diploma in Management Consulting - with distinction

Grenoble Ecole de Management - Grenoble Graduate School of Business
February 2013 to 2014

Bachelors

University of economics in Varna
September 1996 to June 2001

International Business,
International Tourism and Relations
http://www.ue-varna.bg/en/

Master's degree in Informatics

Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
November 2000 to July 2007

Computer science
major: data bases,
http://www.dbs.ifi.lmu.de/cms/Master-Publications
http://www.dbs.ifi.lmu.de/Lehre/Oberseminar/indexWS0506.html
software engineering, mobile networks
economics, game theories, financial markets, fund management, capital asset pricing model
http://www.ifi.lmu.de
http://www.uni-muenchen.de/ueber_die_lmu/lmu_excellent/index.html

A'Levels

Goethe Language School in Burgas
September 1991 to June 1996

Experience

Executive Global Partner

please contact the Academy of Business Strategy
Since 2014

Certified Business Specialist

approved via the Academy of Business Strategy - please contact ABS
Since 2014
  • Information Technology Strategy

Analyst, Technical Lead

Thomson Reuters
April 2013 to 2013
  • defined the test strategy and the test concept for the Swiss part of an international project distributed on three continents
  • Excellent coordination in team with the USA colleagues, 20 developers
  • introduction of the test process and QA certification, excellent test cases, used Jira

Analyst Consultant

Sowatec
August 2012 to February 2013
  • Test Manager, Functional Test,
  • successful System Test for calculo - fund fees calculation for 4 banks and fund managers in Europe
  • introduced the test process to the company.
  • Test Manager with key accomplishments:
  • managing successfully the test activities for calculo – fund fee management software
  • launched a new test process and improving the test process
  • specified test concept, test plans, test end criteria, quality gates for the business case trailer fee in MS Excel and Jira
  • communication with development (8 developers) and 4 project leaders
  • organising the test environment and reliable test data
  • excellence in test case creation, used JIRA
  • quality assurance for the fee management solution on multi-trillion projects
  • defined test standards im team quality standards

Consultant

SQS
July 2010 to July 2012
  • Consultant Functional Testanalyst:
  • System, System - Integration and User Acceptance Test for Deutsche Bank - Core Banking,
  • Comdirect - online broker - User Acceptance Test |Manager - Business as usual
  • and UBS - Core Banking - System Integration and User Acceptance Test Manager - Business as usual
  • Manage testing and quality control projects for banking and brokerage software,
  • creating and executing test cases to verify functioning in a range of scenarios for UBS. Conduct
  • broker system tests at ComDirect, a leading financial services client. Create test management fore investment brokerage and telefon investments for clients
  • management reports for Deutsche Bank, achieving production and portfolio forecast with no errors. Ensured delivery of reliable data.
  • Key Accomplishments:
  • Built and maintained high levels of client satisfaction, achieving zero error rate on brokerage
  • system and bank reporting for major clients.
  • Garnered significant savings by detecting and resolving errors in production systems,
  • generating user satisfaction with expert services, tool HPQC.
  • Successfully collaborated with development team, building productive relationships.
  • excellent team work with customers and other consultancies like Steria Mummert, SAP, Accenture

Client service analyst, senior associate

Princeton Financial Systems
April 2008 to December 2009
  • Support of MIG21(Management Investment Guidelilnes for 21st century) for 50 Banks and investment Funds in Europe, Financial Cities in London, in Paris, in Frankfurt and in Zürich Project Management Fund Investment for Societe Generale in Paris with multi-trillion projects
  • Developed and delivered fund reports, liaising with approximately 50 banking and investment fund customers.
  • Created tutorials on client service tools and methods,
  • conducting presentations for external partners as well as for in-house staff. International projects
  • Key Accomplishments:
  • · Built solid client relationships, achieving trusted advisor status by consistently delivering
  • excellent advice and service and generating new business via consultative project sales.
  • · Improved communication and knowledge by creating and delivering engaging presentations.
  • www.pfs.com

Consultant

entory AG
August 2007 to February 2008
  • Consultant: Provided mission-critical support for management report generation at Pioneer
  • Investments. Created and oversaw production of DWS fund reports. Assisted clients and resolved issues, building positive relationships.
  • Key Accomplishments:
  • Collaborated with team to develop DWS reports, using creativity to resolve problems and generate vital business data.
  • Bloomberg Support for Pioneer Investment (now Societe Generale)
  • Cultivated cooperative relationships with all stakeholders, including clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent team work with TATA consultancy

Assistant

Siemens Business Services
April 2007 to June 2007
  • Created test concept for Assignment Management software development project.
  • Developed Access Database reports. Facilitated Assignment Management project meetings to
  • coordinate work.
  • Successfully completed assignments, gaining valuable work experience whilst testing new concepts.
  • Built and maintained cooperative relationships with colleagues, playing a key role in solving problems and generating commercial applications.

IT Assistant

Hvb profil
March 2005 to March 2007
  • Wealth Management Triple'A, Portfolio Management Test Project,
  • Worked with Portfolio Management team to test Triple'a software and create wealth management strategies.
  • Collaborated with Credit Management department personnel to develop and execute tests on credit and credit card scenarios and worked with Bank Directive team to manage testing, data migration and XML scripting.
  • Used technical skills to identify and resolve issues in tests, improving process functions and saving significant amount by replacing 15 systems with 1.
  • Successfully tested portfolio management software
  • was part of multinational group that won award for best teamwork with the Unicredito bank and accenture

Trade Fair Hostess

Interpret GmbH
2001 to 2004
  • Luxury trade fair coordination
  • Guest service and company information presentations
  • Implementation of electrical equipment like condensators etc. on the electrical boards for electrical devices
  • Quality assurance tests

Skills

  • EU financial strategies
  • Bank crisis and anti-crisis mechanisms
  • Risk Management
  • Business Etiquette
  • IT Consulting
  • Management Consulting
  • Bank Management
  • Investment funds area - portfolio forecast and optimisation
  • Certificate as expert with key competences
  • Options - Balck and Scholes, Futures
  • Compliance
  • World Bank Training in Emissions Trading Systems
  • World Bank Training in Economic Analysis of Investments
  • Management Training - Team Building
  • Test Manager
  • Functional Testing
  • Test Automation
  • Performance Testing
  • Health Check
  • Code Analysis
  • Foundation Level
  • Test Manager Advanced Level
  • Certified Tester Foundation Level
  • creative
  • team player
  • supportive
  • on time
  • open minded
  • quality gates definition
  • writing excellent test cases
  • Black Box method
  • Functional testing
  • IT consulting
  • Test concepts, test strategy, test plans
  • according to: ISO
  • IEEE829
  • IT Security in the banks

Interests

  • Dance
  • MBA, Languages, Testmanagement, IT, Languages, New Networking contacts,
  • Internationale experience
  • Investment area
  • Portfolio and funds management
  • Kangoo Jumps
  • Zumba
  • Dancing
  • Body Step
  • Monet
  • Impressionism
  • Sotheby and its auctions - hammer!
  • http://www.caumont-centredart.com/en/node/1445
  • http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions.html
  • City tours