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

Employment

  • Senior Quantitative Analyst2011 - Present

    HSBC Global Asset Management

    Working in the Quantitative 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.

Education

  • 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#

  • Java

  • Javascript

  • MATLAB

  • Objective-C

  • PHP

  • R

  • VBA

Computing Skills

  • HTML/CSS

  • SQL