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“Alastair provided detailed feedback on a business proposal and followed up effectively on behalf of the OTC Derivatives pricing group. His work was valued tremendously and he was very adept at working across functional groups.”

Manan N. Rawal, Senior Vice President – Market Risk Manager, HSBC

“Alastair has good communication skills, maintained a professional approach to his tasks during busy periods, and if he advised that he would return information in a given time period, he did. Gained trust, and was considered reliable. I wish Alastair well in his endeavours.”

Paul Farquhar, Head Client Services/Operations, Prime Source NYSE Euronext

Alastair Majury is a highly experienced Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist with a proven track record of success. Throughout his professional career, Alastair has had extensive experience in a variety of sectors, including planning, developing, implementing and delivering migrations, organisational change, regulatory, legislative, and process improvements. Through his Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist services for global financial organisations, Majury has also covered the Challenger Bank, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, and Life & Pensions sectors.

Over the past ten years, Alastair Majury has advanced his Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist skills in Scottish financial services. Such services have been in partnership with global heads and senior managers, as well as all levels required to deliver effective, lasting change. Over the course of his career, Alastair has proven his ability to develop pragmatic solutions to support operational functions time and time again.

Initially, Alastair Majury started his career within financial services at HSBC, a tier one investment bank, as a Market Data Analyst. During his time with HSBC, Alastair quickly became a subject matter expert for both OTC Credit Derivatives and the systems and processes involved, which ultimately lead to business analysis. From there, Alastair found himself working for a number of high profile corporations, where he continued to effectively communicate complex requirements and solutions to all levels within organisations from Executive level to management, developers, and end users.

As a Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist, Alastair Majury thoroughly enjoys implementing process improvements that make life easier for both the staff involved as well as the customers. For Alastair, the spontaneity and ever changing aspect of his career has been quite rewarding. Alastair has found that being in a position where every day, week, month, and year brings something different such that no two days are the same, has made his career continuously challenging and thus inspiring.

Moving forward, Alastair Majury hopes to continue to build on his extensive project delivery experience, and enhance his knowledge with respect to big data, regulatory projects, and retain my reputation as one of the leading Senior Business Analysts in the UK Financial Services sector.

Recently, Alastair Majury successfully completed the CISI Level 4 Derivatives module. The examination is designed to challenge candidates’ knowledge of the regulations and practices in financial and commodity derivatives, their underlying markets and even the principles of investment strategies. By passing the exam, Alastair has proven his deep and unwavering knowledge of derivatives, their underlying assets, clearing, delivery and settlements and much, much more.This is a tremendous success for Majury and a large step forward in his career.

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