Project Manager / Business Analyst in the fintech sector with a passion for developing and implementing processes and procedures across cross-functional teams to fulfill desired objectives.
Experienced in leading client-facing teams as well as communicating and directing development teams. Having hands-on experience on both Operational and IT administrative roles.
Open for new full-time or project-based opportunities that can match and challenge my skills.Download Resume
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◦ C / C++
◦ VHDL / Verilog
SafebridgeFeb 2020 - May 2020
Leading the initialization, planning, execution and controlling of complex IT projects with internal and external cross-functional teams.
Using Agile methodologies and techniques to lead product-development activities with key stakeholders and project teams. This includes refinement sessions, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives.
Ensuring project success by building close working relationships with stakeholders and project teams so that the right features are being developed, that the product meets expectations, and that value is maximized against cost of delivery.
Head of Client Projects & Onboarding
PrimeXMOct 2017 - Jan 2019
Developing and implementing processes and procedures that ensure a successful customer launch and on-going customer satisfaction. Managing the project management for new and existing clients.
Handling the A-to-Z of the client onboarding process from the KYC Due Diligence, the preparation and signing of the legal agreements, the operational and technical setups, including system training and guiding the client through a trial period before handing it over to the client relations and technical support teams.
Leading a cross-functional team whose priority is to offer a stellar, seamless experience to new and existing clients.
Client Success Director
Point Nine Financial TechnologiesDec 2014 - Jun 2017
Responsible for the on-boarding of the Middle and Back-Office clients from the initial stages of client interaction, business requirements analysis and organising / supervising the project life-cycle.
Carrying out an in-depth evaluation and verification of the capabilities of systems, serving as the link between the end-users and software developers.
Handling the operations oversight of a large debt-fund client, including projecting and disseminating the information of the future cash-flows for fixed income loans.
IT / Operations Specialist
Point Nine Financial TechnologiesJan 2012 - Dec 2014
Assisting with the on-boarding, business analysis and project management of Middle and Back-Office clients.
Acting as the middle link between the IT and Operation departments of the company, taking requests from the operations team, structuring them into clear specifications and conveying them to the IT team for implementation.
Handling the day-to-day operations of a large debt-fund, including projecting and disseminating the information of the future cash-flows for fixed income loans.
MooC Certifications2012 - Today
- Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology Specialization
- Fundamentals of Business Analysis
- Comprehensive Guide to Financial Markets, Investing and Trading
- Introduction to Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Marketing
- Foundations of Business Strategy
- Computational Investing
- Design Basics
- Introduction to interactive programming in Python
- StoryCraft: Introduction to short-story writing
MSc in Computer Engineering
University of Cyprus2009 - 2011
- Advanced Computer Architecture
- Wireless Computer Networks
- Bioinformatings & Genomic Analysis
- Digital Design with FPGAs
- VLSI Test
- Networks-on-Chips research, design and implementation
BSc in Computer Engineering
University of Cyprus2005 - 2009
- Computer Architecture
- Computer Networks
- Computer Systems and Network Security
- Signals and Systems
- Distributed Systems
- Digital Design with FPGAs
- Computer Aided Design for VLSI
- Chrome Ext.