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
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
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
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