To thrive in a dynamic setting where I can use my expertise to identify business models, implement marketing programs, interpret data and direct conferences/presentations to management.
Qatargas, Doha, Qatar Senior Commercial Analyst (Contractual) Feb.11-Aug.11 Supervised junior analysts on evaluating market opportunities, customers and competitors. Advised marketing managers on economic terms for new projects and business developments. Analyzed economic models to determine competitiveness across LNG suppliers and identify LNG buyers. Developed pricing and cost formulations for new sales contracts. Assisted management in applying the appropriate marketing plans to maximize benefits. Managed and updated the C&S (Commercial and Shipping) database, budget summaries and price sheets. Performed quarterly presentations on the global LNG outlook, new upcoming projects and new competitors. Supplied high-level forecasts on energy prices (oil, natural gas, LNG, coal, etc ), regional participants and Qatargas future parameters. Conducted revenue and profit analysis and recommended effective improvements. Optimized the Qatargas portfolio to ensure rewarding activities and strategies were in place. Interacted frequently with assistant directors on market issues to understand and track business priorities.
Boralex Inc., Montreal, Canada Energy Market Analyst Jun.08-Oct.10 Head-person in the trading department responsible for operations and activities related to selling renewable energy in the US. Communicated daily energy prices to internal contacts (plant managers, supervisors and financial analysts). Researched regional market data; studied governmental policies to detect the effect of new laws on power prices, internal operations and trading. Responded to requests-for-proposals (RFPs) for the demand of wholesale and retail renewable power. Authorized the trade of renewable energy credits to brokers at prevailing prices. Contributed to key elements of new supply contracts such as delivery, designation of power plants, pricing, length of contract and cost/profit analysis. Analyzed prices on Bloomberg in order to build forecasts and sensitivities on each region. Held annual presentations to seniors to define current market conditions, risk factors, upcoming hedging strategies and future projects. Attended several conferences and courses (course on Wholesale Electricity Markets, Bloomberg (etc...).
Master of Arts in Economics 2003-2005 Specialization in Macroeconomics Concordia University, Montreal
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Minor in Psychology 1999-2003 American University of Beirut, Lebanon
CERTIFICATES AND SEMINARS
1. Intermediate Wholesale Electricity Markets, Massachusetts, USA Oct.08 Course provides intermediate level information on ISO New England's Wholesale Energy Market
2. Bloomberg Seminar, Montreal, Canada Sept.09 Seminar offers guidelines on how to use the Bloomberg services and provides users with the ability to retrieve real-time data, graphs indices and retrieve market related news from over 8000 contributors.
3. Forward Capacity Market, Massachusetts, USA May.10 The objective of the Forward Capacity Market (FCM) is to purchase sufficient capacity for reliable system operation for a future year at competitive prices where all resources within New England can participate.
Sports, reading and outdoor activities.
Paco Leonard Freens, Qatargas, Head of Economic Evaluation, +974- 4452-3044 Alaa Abu Jbara, Qatargas, Chief Operations Officer (COO), +974- 4452-3030 Nathan Hebel, Boralex, Director Energy Trading, +1514-985-1356 Nikolay Gospodinov, Concordia University, Graduate Program Director, +1514-848-2424 ext. 3935