Anand Gopalakrishnan

Anand Gopalakrishnan

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Nominated for:

Banking and Finance Award 2015




HSBC Commercial Banking

Job Title:

AVP, Business Finance Planning & Analysis

Educational Achievements:

The University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
MBA, Finance
2010 – 2010
(Open)2 courses

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MBA, Finance
2008 – 2009
Chairperson of CUMBA Finance Club
Sponsorship Procurement Member of CUMBA CSR Club
Activities and Societies: CUMBA Finance Club CUMBA CSR Club CUMBA Consulting Club

B.E, Comouter Science
2000 – 2004
Activities and Societies: IEEE, CSI

Professional Achievements:

Assistant Vice President, Business Finance Planning & Analysis
HSBC Commercial Banking
April 2014 – Present (1 year 3 months)London, United Kingdom
I am involved in the business planning and analysis for Global Commercial Banking (Global Mid Markets) for the top 20 priority markets worldwide. I oversee the annual operating plan and business/investment outlook for the top 20 priority markets.

Associate Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis
July 2010 – April 2014 (3 years 10 months)Mumbai Area, India
I am involved in the business planning and analysis of HSBC (India) Commercial Bank (CMB). I am overseeing cost management initiatives thereby tabling process which helped in saving overall USD 3M of costs annually in FY11. I am also responsible for devising the 2012 annual operating plan for CMB ensuring the adherence of the group guidelines both financially and strategically.

External Consultant
Alta Ventures Mexico
February 2010 – May 2010 (4 months)Austin, Texas Area
Capital deal screening - Due Diligence.
Developed a metrics driven decision model for measuring and identifying the favorable business plans and an optimum investor-entrepreneur match.

Project Consultant in DHL Freight - Marketing & Sales
June 2009 – September 2009 (4 months)Bonn Area, Germany
I was working with the Central Marketing and Sales Strategy Consulting team for DHL Freight. I was involved in designing a framework for efficient allocation of sales resources at the country level where DHL Freight is operating. I was also involved in creating a communication and a process framework for enabling the country organizations to set individual targets for the sales executives based on criterion like GDP growth, territory size, market share in Freight business and market growth. I was also involved in instructing a process oriented communication and collaboration framework between the Central Sales force and the country level sales force thus improving the business turnaround time from an opportunity to a gain.

External Consultant
Standard Chartered Bank
March 2009 – June 2009 (4 months)Hong Kong
I led a team to assess the problem loan management (related to NPAs) in Financial institutions because of the onset of the 2008-09 financial crisis. As a team, presented investing solutions to the senior management - comparing Standard Chartered with peers like HSBC, DBS, Citibank, RBS and Bank of America.

Senior Analyst
November 2004 – July 2008 (3 years 9 months)Pune (India), Leeds & Stirling (UK), CANADA)
As a Senior Analyst in HSBC in India, the UK and CANADA I was mainly responsible for providing solutions in the Corporate and Retail banking area to the business team and the technology team. My main areas include project management, requirement gathering, requirement mapping and technology mapping. I have also worked for HSBCnet which is a private banking software tool of HSBC catering to HNI customers.

Trainee Software Engineer
Digite Inc
June 2004 – November 2004 (6 months)Mumbai Area, India
I was mainly responsible for design, development, build and maintenance of the Metric Management module of the digite™ product. I met all deadlines and made the necessary design and configuration modifications as needed to meet the customer requests.

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