Hans Róbert

My name is Hans Róbert and I am originally from Iceland and currently live in London, England working as a Quantitative Analyst at HSBC Global Asset Management. My main interests are finance, programming, technology and weightlifting.

  • Hans Róbert Hlynsson
  • hans@nullhans.is
  • +(44)-(0)7598-944999
  • @hlynsson


  • Senior Quantitative Analyst2011 - Present

    HSBC Global Asset Management

    Working in the Global Research team within Global Asset Management.

  • Risk Analyst2009 - 2011

    Risk Management Solutions

    Worked for the Capital Markets business unit. Provided consulting, analytical- and software solutions for the issuers and buyers of Insurance Linked Securities.

  • Sales representative2005 - 2008

    Humac ehf. / Apple IMC

    Sold hardware and software products as a part-time sales representative for both retail stores and corporate sales.

  • Teacher's Assistant2007 - 2008

    Reykjavik University

    Taught tutorial classes in linear algebra in 2007 and calculus in 2008. Organized multiple Matlab workshops on my own initiative for students.

  • Internship in Pension fund administration2007 - 2007

    Arion Custody Services hf.

    Maintained quality control for asset management of numerous small pension funds. Managed pension fund index rate registration and produced analyses about changes in index rates.


  • MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering2008 - 2009

    Imperial College London

    Courses: Financial Statistics, Valuation Theory, Introduction to Numerical Finance with C++, Advanced Numerical Finance with C++, Portfolio Management, Advanced Options Theory.

    Dissertation title: "Model free skewness as a forward looking estimate of investor sentiment".

  • BSc Financial Engineering2005 – 2008

    Reykjavik University

    A comprehensive degree with courses in maths, statistics, physics, finance, economics, management, analysis, programming and more subjects.

  • Matriculation Examination, Economics2001 – 2005

    Commercial College of Iceland

Programming Skills

  • C++

  • C#

  • F#

  • Javascript


  • PHP

  • R

  • VBA

Computing Skills


  • SQL