George Watson

George Watson

Studies at:

City University - Cass Business School

Location in:

, United Kingdom

George Watson

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Studies at:
City University - Cass Business School
Location in:
, United Kingdom

Bio

Studying for an MBA at Cass Business School.

Received a High Potential Scholarship Award. GMAT score 750

10 years experience derivatives trading.

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George has worked/studied in

  • United Kingdom

George speaks

  • English

George has experience in

  • Finance - Asset management/ hedge funds

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Work

2008 – 2015

Senior Trader

Futex Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Derivatives trader with experience of equities, fixed income, fx and commodities in Europe and USA.
  • Increased personal assets under management to over £20m notional value of futures contracts through successful trading and investment activity.
  • Adapted existing trading strategies in response to the financial crisis to ensure maximum profitability across a range of products and time horizons.
  • Diversified portfolio into new markets including US equity indices and oil futures to take advantage of emergent opportunities.
  • Conducted effective risk management by analysing key trading metrics to guarantee optimal risk/reward ratios in a variety of scenarios.
2005 – 2008

Junior Trader

Futex Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Created and tested multiple new trading strategies on a range of products that grew income by £100k in one year.
  • Demonstrated high level of motivation, desire for responsibility and capacity to work independently in a role providing complete autonomy.
  • Experienced at remaining focused under extreme pressure while working to tight deadlines and dealing with unexpected situations in a professional manner.

Work

2008 – 2015

Senior Trader

Futex Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Derivatives trader with experience of equities, fixed income, fx and commodities in Europe and USA.
  • Increased personal assets under management to over £20m notional value of futures contracts through successful trading and investment activity.
  • Adapted existing trading strategies in response to the financial crisis to ensure maximum profitability across a range of products and time horizons.
  • Diversified portfolio into new markets including US equity indices and oil futures to take advantage of emergent opportunities.
  • Conducted effective risk management by analysing key trading metrics to guarantee optimal risk/reward ratios in a variety of scenarios.
2005 – 2008

Junior Trader

Futex Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Created and tested multiple new trading strategies on a range of products that grew income by £100k in one year.
  • Demonstrated high level of motivation, desire for responsibility and capacity to work independently in a role providing complete autonomy.
  • Experienced at remaining focused under extreme pressure while working to tight deadlines and dealing with unexpected situations in a professional manner.

Clubs

2015 – 2016
(Sep – Sep)

Wine Club

Member
2015 – 2016
(Sep – Sep)

Cass Consulting Society

Member

Achievements

  • 2015 Tallow Chandlers Prize for Presenting - 2nd Place

Additional Info

Website
uk.linkedin.com/in/georgewatson3
Nationality:
  • British