UBS, a Swiss multinational investment bank, has added Imene Moussa, a former director at Credit Suisse, to its team. According to information on her LinkedIn profile, she has joined the firm as an Executive Director.
In an article by Risk.net on Sunday, it said that Moussa would be responsible for developing and executing quantitative investment strategies (QIS) and structure off-balance-sheet solutions in Asia. At UBS, she will be based in Hong Kong.
According to a spokesman at the Swiss Bank, Moussa joined the firm this month, reporting to Felix Maratier, the Asia-Pacific head of equities structuring at UBS. The new position ends her just over 11-year-tenure at Credit Suisse.
Most recently, Moussa was working in Equity Derivatives and Funds Structuring, her LinkedIn states. She originally joined Credit Suisse in September of 2007 and worked with the firm until September this year.
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Moussa started off her career in finance at Societe Generale, where she was employed from April 2003 until August of 2005. Here she worked as an Analyst and a Front Officer IT developer.
From here she moved on to Lyxor Asset Management, which is owned by Societe Generale. For slightly more than two years she held the position of Senior Associate at the company, where she was a fund structurer and manager.
Before starting her career in finance, Moussa studied at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique pour l’Industrie et l’Entreprise (ENSIIE) from 1998 until 2001. Here she attained an Engineer’s degree, Mathematics and Computer Science.
Following this, she then went on to achieve a Master of Science, Mathematical Statistics and Probability (El Karoui) in 2002 at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI). Moussa speaks English, Arabic, and French, according to her LinkedIn profile.
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