R is now working as a commodity trader in the commodity trading sector. Currently also as the partner of the commodity trading company, URPL, he has vast experience in market research and commodity trading itself. The company has a focus on ferrous metals physical and derivative trading, now being the top 10 in the industry. The company has an unique competitive advantage in performing commodity market arbitrage and structural commodity trading. R’s role is also deeply involved in these areas. In the bearish market of 2018, the company achieved a annual return of more than 20%.
In the past, R was used to have the experience in being a summer analyst in Citi and Bloomberg. While being at Bloomberg, he became the first graduate who joined the program in Asia but obtained full-time return offers from both Asia and New York head office after going through rigorous interview process with the heads from both offices.
Furthermore, prior to joining the commodity trading industry, R used to be a co-founder and partner at an IT consulting firm with his IT background, helping clients by providing technology solutions to their business needs. The company he co-founded with other partners rapidly grew from a 4-people company to one having around 60 staff.
Right now, relying on his industry experience and network, R is planning to set up a company focusing on providing commodity market research and analytics using big data technology.
Before R graduated from university, he always had the chance to work at technology departments of the top investment banks like JP Morgan, or top IT consulting firms such as Accenture, and technology firm like VISA. But due to interests and passion, he opted for pursuing a career in trading.
During and after his university years, R used to help many juniors in career guidance, including customized career planning, resume modification, mock interview, etc. He used to help more than 10 people in getting the results they wanted.
R specializes in sales and trading, fintech, and IT consulting. He especially had experience in helping students with little finance background to break into finance industry.
Unicore Resources - Commodity Trader - '17- Present;
Starfuels - Commodity Broker - '16 - '17;
Mesitis Securities - Associate - '15 - '16;
Bloomberg LP - Financial Sales and Analytics - '15 - '15;
Citi-Citi - Associate - '14-'14;
SMU - BSc (IS, FIN) - 2016;