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About Alastair Majury

Alastair Majury is a highly experienced Senior Business Analyst / Data Scientist with a proven track record of success planning, developing, implementing and delivering migrations, organisational change, regulatory, legislative, and process improvements for global financial organisations, covering Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, and Life & Pensions.
Alastair Majury is a Chartered Member of CISI, which is the UK’s leading securities and investment professional body, and this highlights that Alastair Majury is at the pinnacle of professionalism in financial services. Across the world, and across industries, a personal Charter is recognised as a symbol of the peak of professionalism. Holding a Charter tells clients, colleagues and regulators that Alastair Majury has already demonstrated an outstanding commitment to achieving the highest levels of knowledge, skills and behaviour and that Alastair Majury is dedicated to maintaining this.
For several years now, Alastair has worked extensively with a variety of financial institutions in order to offer the utmost comprehensive services. As a data scientist/business analyst, Alastair Majury is expected to find intuitive and sensible solutions to complex problems. As a data scientist/business analyst, Alastair has worked closely with several high-profile businesses, such as BNP Paribas, National Australia Bank, Standard Life and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
A graduate of University of Glasgow, Alastair Majury earned his M.A. in Economics with Business Economics. Since then, Alastair has undergone several training sessions and earned multiple certifications for a variety of skills. More specifically, he has earned certifications in IAQ, risk management, resource management, and a bevy of other areas.
Alastair Majury thoroughly enjoys his work. What excites him most about being a data scientist/business analyst is that every problem has a variety of solutions. This allows for a great deal of creativity on his part. Providing ingenious solutions to his customers' problems provides a great deal of satisfaction to Alastair. Every single day can be a new and challenging problem.
Although he is a fierce and determined worker, Alastair also manages to find free time to embrace his hobbies and interests. Alastair is a major proponent of philanthropy and charitable endeavors. He constantly finds new and exciting ways to promote charities and philanthropic organizations in his community. He also tries to donate time and funds to said organizations whenever he can. Alastair firmly believes that if we all work together towards a common goal, we can find peace.
Security Types Experience


  • Credit Default Swaps (Sovereign, Corporate, Indices)

  • Credit Default Swaptions

  • Bonds (Treasury, Corporate, Zero Coupon, Bullet, etc)

  • Equity

  • Listed Options

  • Futures

  • Forwards

  • Warrants

  • FX Options

  • OTC Options (Equity, Outperformance, Rainbow, etc)

  • Swaptions

  • Interest Rate Swaps

  • Total Return Swaps


Regulatory / Mandatory Change Experience
  • The Financial Regulator (ROI) driven change

  • The Financial Conduct Authority driven change

  • The Prudential Regulation Authority driven change

  • HMRC driven change

Technical Systems Experience


  • Adobe Captivate

  • Advent Geneva (alternative investment management)

  • Reuters 3000 Xtra

  • Reuters Power Plus Pro

  • Reuters Data Scope

  • Avaloq

  • Mercury Quality Centre

  • Bloomberg

  • DTCC (Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.)

  • Deriv/SERV (administrator)

  • FTID (Financial Times Interactive Data)

  • SharePoint

  • SOAPUI Pro

  • SQL Server

  • MS Word Mail-merges

  • Planview

  • Lotus Notes

  • Multifonds

  • Infocentre

  • Charles River

  • Enterprise Security Master

  • BCheck

  • SQL

  • Asset Control

  • MS Office: Word, Access, Project, Visio, Excel (Advanced with VBA), Powerpoint, Groove, Outlook

  • Informatica

  • Toad for Oracle


Example of Value Added to Change
  • Acknowledged for analysing requirements and providing solutions saving £480k p.a.

  • Reduced operational risk increasing quality / efficiency savings of 1,920 hours p.a.

  • Responsible for significant Improvement of client SLA’s from approximately 50% to 99+%

“Alastair Majury 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

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