Resume Templates: Head of Trading


Vlad Pool
123 Null Ave, Fake City , NY 12345 | Cell: 000.123.111 | Email:

Professional Summary
Focused and quick Head of Trading with more than 10 years in developing trade concepts and strategies that generate alpha while minimizing risk in fast-paced, high-pressure environments. Analytical professional with indepth knowledge of structure of evolving markets and the fundamental, economical and geopolitical influences on markets. Highly adept at analyzing charts and forecasting. Leverage knowledge of the intricacies of the financial industry in the world of international trade within the global community.

Key Skills
Trading Team Management Risk Management Investor Management Options, Futures and Equities Strategic Hedging Capital Markets Fixed Income

Grew portfolio from $8.8M to $58M by employing a variety of strategies, including hedging, arbitrage and interest rate trading. Cultivated new funds of $21M in 2013. Increased revenue by more than 40% through personal services in 2011. Demonstrated ability to locate high odds of greater than 50% trade entry signals by weighing collective information. Designed the hard-copy trainee template utilized firm-wide in the training of all new junior traders.

Head of Training August 2007 to Current Century Financial Brokers, LLC Dubai, UAE Supervised and evaluated activities related to the execution of trading strategies by continuously monitoring and reviewing performance of traders. Set price targets by scanning market opportunities and projections and reviewing recommendations based on research and analysis of different sectors, industries and companies. Formulated trade strategies by conducting relative value analysis, monitoring news flow and macroeconomic fundamentals and collaborating with portfolio managers. Pitched trade concepts based on client’s cash flows, market support/resistance levels, portfolio duration requirements, potential and realized rating changes. Consulted with clients to determine investment goals, constraints and risk tolerance. Determined favorable products within parameters through mean-variance optimization. Progressive advancement from the role of junior trader to head of trading desk in 4 years. Senior Financial Analyst August 2003 to January 2007 Century Financial Management

Dubai, UAE

Sales Executive March 2000 to December 2002 Standard Chartered Bank Ahmedabad, India

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Sheth MN Science College Patan, India