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Eesha Lakhani

Eesha Lakhani

Lead Project Consultant, Trading & Risk Consulting

JustCommodity Software Solutions

Singapore, Singapore

I am a Business Consultant and I love it, because I make myself good at it. My greatest skill is quickly grasping the root of a problem by using good logic, and then simplifying the solution for people so that they have time to do other things - like grow their business! I have worked in the fields of International Tra...

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Receiving some mentorship, sharing some common experiences and reaching out to those that need guidance

A sunny office with good coffee and people coming in the front door saying "Here's my super complex problem, no one has been able to give me an answer. What's the answer?"
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JustCommodity Software Solutions

Lead Project Consultant, Trading & Risk Consulting

Learning: In this role I am learning about types of trades and pricing strategies undertaken in agricommodities, risk and reporting measures actually used by companies, project management and CTRM software design

Doing: I am the main consultant for one of our larger clients at JustCommodity. The client is a multi-commodity international trading firm. I work with their Trade Control and Business Processes teams to design software that will enable the company to use its own live data from across the globe in analysing business trends, price curves, risk measures, arbitrade opportunities, employee performance and lots more.

I work together with my clients to create reports, business intelligence tools, new processes that streamline data entry and monitoring, and alignment of new markets or products into the current business model

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Dragonfly

Project Manager, Strategy & Risk Consulting

Learning: In this role I learned the foundations of enterprise risk management, how to research data to use in risk and valuation models, how to make sense of bizarre or unclean or conflicting data, how to understand a model, how to translate a model's results into sensible conclusions and how to present to TOP MANAGEMENT

Doing: Management of and consulting experience with team of 4 associates for a project to develop alternative energy business for a global energy multinational into one of the top 5 suppliers of solar panels within the next 10 years.

Delegated research and valuation assignments to colleagues, oversaw the work in progress and helped to put together the strategy and valuation components for the final presentation to the top management at the company.

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Dragonfly

Analyst, Strategy & Risk Consulting

Learning: I learned how to use theoretical risk and strategy principles in everyday challenges posed by clients, how to plan for and organize a project, and how to network and build rapport with connections

Doing:
Initiated contact with prospective clients and became the main point for liaising between the client’s management and Dragonfly

Worked on initial assessment of a prospective client’s strengths, weaknesses, risk management practices and determining the key areas that need attention

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Glencore

Analyst, Crude Oil & Oil Products Trading

3 month internship under Trading Analytics desk for East Asia Crude Oil and Refined products. Received training in reading and analyzing internally compiled reports on daily refining margins, spreads and technical trends.

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Standard Chartered Bank

Intern, Product Market Strategy

Assembled a report on the market dynamics of the Islamic banking segment with comparative analysis of competitor product portfolios. Assessed growth outlook for the sector and made recommendations to increase the bank’s market share in Islamic deposits by 2011.

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Saint Patrick's High School

Singapore Management University

Bachelors of Business Management, Finance, International Trading