We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Head Of Strategy Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

Experienced finance professional with industry background in project finance, strategy consulting, high technology, and social impact. Skilled in strategic thinking, financial structuring, operational improvement and implementation management. Proven manager with experience leading diverse, cross - functional teams in international markets.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Financial Modeling & Analysis with Excel and Crystal Ball. SQL database queries. Secondary research with Sageworks
  • Factiva
  • Bloomberg
  • S&P CapIQ. Statistical Analysis with STATA. Data visualization with Tableau.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington, DC

Head of Strategy

Responsibilities:

  • Refined business plan via primary & secondary research, modeling market needs against demographic forecasts, and identifying market gaps in impact investing
  • Created and implemented early-stage/high-growth financial strategy - cap tables, cash flow, burn rate, etc. Pitched to seed investors and founding leadership
  • Led financial portfolio management regulatory and compliance efforts; Passed Confidential Series 65 Confidential
  • Recruited Board of Advisors from 3 countries; global leaders from law, finance & policy
  • Identified and retained Subject Matter Experts from major multilateral development agencies
  • Led creation of alliances with complimentary product/service providers to accelerate growth

Confidential

Strategy Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created go-to-market (GTM) strategy for doubling Confidential infrastructure business in Sub-Saharan Africa to $2B by 2016, while reducing environmental impact by 22%
  • Formulated over-the-horizon GTM strategy for Confidential Power to enter post-sanctions Iran
  • Created & implemented digital transformation strategy for Confidential Latin America
  • Created & implemented GTM strategy for expansion of Budapest hub offering financial services to European Confidential businesses
  • Created and led teams with cross-functional expertise matched to strategy projects; transportation for Iran, energy for Africa, digital for Latin America, financial for Europe
  • Led in-region consulting engagements with culturally diverse teams: Middle Eastern team in Dubai, Latin American team in Sao Paolo, Eastern European team in Budapest, Sub-Saharan Africa team in Nairobi
  • Liaised between global and regional leadership to build regional capabilities, refine best practices, and enhance cross-cutting functionality
  • Authored ‘ Confidential Solutions Playbook’ for FastWorks (developed with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs David Kidder & Eric Ries) to apply digital transformation strategies to Confidential
  • Created business intelligence scorecards to track strategy progress and to provide ongoing strategic advice to Confidential Corporate CMO, CCO and senior regional and global leadership
  • Represented the corporate strategy team’s vision at internal and external events globally

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Summer MBA Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated on the structuring, negotiating and closing of ~$160 million in renewable energy project finance transactions (PPAs) with tax equity, debt and sponsor equity investors
  • Researched state level regulatory policy landscape to optimize national product pipeline
  • Co-created early-stage/high-growth financial models - cap tables, cash flow, burn rate, etc. - to institutional investors. Resulted in $130m investment from E.ON & Credit Suisse

Confidential, Washington, DC

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted financial due diligence on 100+ global infrastructure projects receiving World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees (PRGs) and IFC funding
  • Modeled global renewable resources for ‘Renewable Energy Resource Mapping Status Report’
  • Managed donor-funded project for Energy Sector Management Assistance Program ( Confidential ); liaised with institutional investors for reporting and funding compliance.
  • Authored Confidential communications & sector reports on private participation in infrastructure development; Central Asia, Europe & East Asia
  • Created knowledge briefings for senior World Bank staff from infrastructure, energy and finance sectors

Confidential

Co-founder

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualized venture, led market research to identify ‘over-the-horizon’ trends in mobile technology, software and services; developed strategy leveraging open-source software
  • Finalist award for innovation at the Confidential University Global Entrepreneur Challenge
  • Raised seed capital from Confidential
  • Raised mezzanine funding from the Hong Kong Innovation & Technology Commission
  • Created strategy & commercialized operations in Hong Kong. Recruited and led, multicultural team of 10 cross-functional experts
  • Led product trials in Singapore with major media agency and mobile telecom operator

Hire Now