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KAROL ZUCHOWSKI

67A Nile Street, Islington, London N1 7RD karolzuc@gmail.com +44 7516 498944

EDUCATION
2008-2012 Lincoln College, University of Oxford Graduated with the degree of Master of Chemistry (2:1), specializing in chemical physics (use of probabilistic, statistical and modeling methods; stochastic differential calculus, martingale theory) Completed supplementary courses in Molecular Quantum Mechanics and History and Philosophy of Science 2006-2008 Sigismund Augustus High School in Bialystok, Poland Awarded the Prime Ministers scholarship and the Podlaskie Marshalls scholarship (one of the top students in the region) Passed Matura with top scores (Mathematics 96%, Physics 97%, Chemistry 100%, English 100% oral and 93% written) Finalist of the National Chemistry Olympiad (one of the top 100 students in the country)

EMPLOYMENT
October 2012 start PIMCO Europe Portfolio Compliance Analyst Independent verification and post-trade analysis of non-US mutual funds 27 June 2011 2 September 2011 HSBC Global Banking and Markets Summer Analyst, GBM Compliance resulted in 2012 Analyst job offer Responsible for a review of Training and Competence regime FSA-registered employees Successfully liaised with directors in all areas of business in order to produce an impartial and business-driven solution Designed a product specification for integrated Training and Competence software platform 2010 Walking Tours with an Oxford Student (own business walking tours) Founded a successful small business (ca. 350 of weekly profit) provided walking tours of the centre of Oxford Orchestrated advertising deals with local businesses

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Systems experience and financial modelling skills Good MS Excel modelling skills (cash flow forecasts, yield curve analysis, option pricing), programming and algorithmic skills (Fortran, Pascal), enterprise resource management programs (SAP R/3) and computational software packages (Mathematica), familiarity with Bloomberg terminals Languages Fluent in Polish, intermediate French

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND INTERESTS


2011 Oxford ambassador of the Inside & Out an investment banking recruitment event in London for LGBT students 2011-2012: President of the Oxford University Polish Society (more than 150 members): o Delegate at the Young Polish Entrepreneurs conference in Warsaw and Quo Vadis Polonia conference in Toronto o Co-organized the Polish Business and Economy Forum in London (personally invited four high-profile speakers) o Organizing a conference of young Polish scientists working in Europe secured 20000 in funding 2010-2012: Lincoln College representative in the Oxford University Student Union Council (39 elected representatives) 2009-2010: Treasurer of the Oxford Atheist Society in the 1st year of its existence (ca. 70 members) 2009-2010: Treasurer of the Oxford University Polish Society restored financial solvency of the society 2008-2005: Elected head of the student government in high school (2006-2008) and secondary school (2005-2006)

In my spare time I fly to obscure places in Europe and edit articles on Wikipedia. I am interested in the no-frills airlines sector and the oil, gas and renewable energies industries. Whenever I have savings I invest them in shares of British financial institutions.