Alexander Nikolov

Basic

Employee, Founder, CEO and Principal Consultant, LEAD Consult Ltd.

Degree: Master of Science in Management, Goethe University Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Skills

Energy Trading
Risk Management
Allegro
Allegro University
ACP-SA
ACP-RM
Endur
OpenLink
OpenLink University
Investment
Portfolio Management
Pension Finance
Derivatives
Mathematics
Analytical Thinking
Programing skills
Finance
Business Analyst
Management Reporting
IT
Business Intelligence
BI
Market Risk
Credit Risk
Operational Risk
Risk Analyst
Analyst
Banking
Asset Allocation
Insurance
Statistics
Consulting
Financial Modelling
Visual Basic for Applications
VBA
MATLAB
SQL
Microsoft Office Suite
MS Excel
MS Access
Thomson Reuters

Timeline

Professional experience for Alexander Nikolov

  • Current 7 years and 10 months, since Jan 2014

    Founder, CEO and Principal Consultant

    LEAD Consult Ltd.

    System Design, Data Management, Test Management, Quality Management, Management Support, Training and Knowledge Transfer, System Knowledge, Business Analysis

  • 2 years, Jan 2013 - Dec 2014

    Allegro Implementation – Trading, Gas Scheduling, RM, CRM, Invoicing and more

    VNG - Verbundnetz Gas AG

    •System and Interface Design, Coordination of the BUs •Business process confirmation with the vendor •Business and interface specifications •Quality Assurance – evaluating the documentation and technical specification •Test Management – defining the test cases and monitoring the test phases •Consulting the PM on project deliverables and facilitating the decision making process •Data Management – conceptual design and realization of the data migration

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jan 2013 - Jun 2014

    Senior Consultant

    RMP Lighthouse GmbH

    System Design, Data Management, Test Management, Quality Management, Management Support, Training and Knowledge Transfer, System Knowledge, Business Analysis

  • 2 years, Feb 2011 - Jan 2013

    Consultant ETRM

    EXXETA AG

    - ACP-SA Allegro Certified Professional- System Administration; - ACP-RM Allegro Certified Professional- Risk Management; - OpenLink University; - Consulting Business Essentials I and III;

  • 5 months, Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

    Business Support

    IWB, Basel, Switzerland

    - Modification und customizing of Allegro - Business Support

  • 6 months, Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

    Business Process Definition and ETRM Selection

    VNG, Leipzig, Germany

    - Establishing transparency and acceptance of the business processes - Defining the exact level of detail of the business processes as basis for the upcoming scoping - Creation and quality assurance of an IT-compatible Business Requirement Document - Working closely together with the business unit - Goal-oriented adaptation of the business processes to the systems peculiarities - Fit-Gap Analysis

  • 6 months, Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

    Allegro Implementation – Portfolio and Risk Management

    IWB, Basel, Switzerland

    - Design and development of a complex trade book structure within an Allegro ETRMS - Configuration of risk reports and risk management valuations (VaR, PnL, MtM) - Increasing the ease of use of the ETRMS - Ongoing Business Support

  • 7 months, Jun 2011 - Dec 2011

    Allegro Implementation – Power Trading and Scheduling

    IWB, Basel, Switzerland

    - Definition of functional requirements - Gap Analysis with the business unit - Development of technical specifications - Building and integrating extension components into an Allegro ETRM system - Interface Specification - Business Testing of the components - Preparation and performance of a KEMA Test - Coaching of schedulers and system administrators

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 2007 - Dec 2010

    Management Reporting Analyst / Business Analyst

    Eurex Frankfurt AG, Executive Office

    • Responsible for various historical and statistical market research analyses in the area of derivatives • Preparing different weekly and monthly competitive analyses for the Advisory Board and the Exchange Council • Responsible for the design and construction of the new database of the department (Access) • Automating the working processes within the department (VBA) • Closely working with MS Excel, MS Access, VBA, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters • Coordinating a small team of student colleagues

  • 1 year, Nov 2006 - Oct 2007

    Project Manager, Developer

    Software AG

    • Developing a SOA web-based portal using the CrossVision product family in a team of 7 people • As Project Manager organizing and coordinating the team and taking important decisions concerning the deliverables

  • 4 months, Apr 2007 - Jul 2007

    Teaching Assistant

    Darmstadt University of Technology

    • Teaching Assistant in the area of Computational Engineering- Mathematical Modeling • Supervising the forum of the study course • Having a weekly office hour

Educational background for Alexander Nikolov

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 2008 - Oct 2010

    Finance and Information Management

    Goethe University Frankfurt

    • Modern Portfolio Management • Advanced Corporate Finance • Advanced Investment and Pension Finance • Capital Market and Asset Pricing • Integrated Risk Management • SAA in Practice • Interest Rate Derivatives • Advanced Management • Consulting • Management of Emerging Risk Types

  • 4 years and 10 months, Oct 2003 - Jul 2008

    Software Engineering, Data and Knowledge Engineering

    Darmstadt University of Technology

    • Software Engineering: Project Management • Software Engineering: Design • Mathematical Modeling • Mathematical Statistics • Partial Differential Equations • Numerical Methods

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Fluent

  • Bulgarian

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Wants

Business contacts
Networking
Risk Management
Energy Projects
Allegro
OpenLink
Endur
Business Intelligence
Business Analyst
Management Reporting
VBA
FRM

Interests

Professional Development
Financial Risk Manager
FRM
Football
Squash
Badminton
Travel

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