Bakhtier is a Principal in the London office of Oliver Wyman. He has more than fourteen years of experience in management consulting. He has worked in depth with corporate and retail banks, asset management companies, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies. He advises on a wide range of topics including growth strategy, business portfolio optimisation, performance improvement
Bakhtier is a Principal in the London office of Oliver Wyman. He has more than fourteen years of experience in management consulting. He has worked in depth with corporate and retail banks, asset management companies, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies. He advises on a wide range of topics including growth strategy, business portfolio optimisation, performance improvement and organisational re-design. He has also led engagements on the changing economic and regulatory landscape and its impact on corporate and business unit strategy in financial services.
Principal @ Build working relationships with the CxOs of financial institutions in the EMEA region. Manage C-suite agendas, interact with different management chains and ensure correct sponsorship. Help clients to monetise project benefits and achieve target ROI. Present key program materials to the CEO/Board.
Identify new consulting opportunities, manage origination pipeline, develop and grow business
Define program strategy, execution roadmap and prepare program plans including description of the services to be delivered and activities needed. Identify need for additional resources. Plan and manage financials for strategic projects
Design appropriate project governance structures and represent the firm in relevant project steering committees. Achieve strategic alignment and co-ordination between different work streams and buy-in from all stakeholders.
Execute transformational strategy and operational change programs and drive all work streams Ensure change has positive customer impact From 2008 to Present (7 years) Financial Management Strategy Associate @ Developed project plans within constraints, considering the change delivery approach, key milestones and dependencies within the plan, requirements and scope, effort and resources, budgets and quality
Gathered business requirements, defined business solution space, recommended and implemented appropriate options
Analysed and implemented measures to improve financial planning and operational performance at banks and NBFI’s
Benchmarked and assessed working capital performance improvement opportunities and areas to be addressed. Executed process optimisation projects throughout the end-to-end working capital cycle
Designed financial performance measurement systems, balanced scorecards and KPIs
Designed early warning systems to reduce expected losses and improve collections
Identified opportunities to reduce time and cost and to improve project delivery quality From 2003 to 2006 (3 years) Investment and Portfolio Management Strategy Analyst @ Screened for investment opportunities across different asset classes
Created and delivered client presentations illustrating strategic investment alternatives
Delivered customised investment management and financial planning services to small business owners. Analysed CFs, optimised working capital and advised on investments with appropriate time horizon
Created financial models based on CF, pricing and technical solution choice From 2001 to 2002 (1 year)
M.Sc., Management, Strategy and Project Management @ Politecnico di Milano, Heriot Watt, Umea School of Business From 2006 to 2008 Master of Science (MSc), Real Estate Economics, Distinction @ KTH Royal Institute of Technology From 2002 to 2003 B.Sc., Business Administration, Finance and Accounting @ University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business From 1997 to 2000 Bakhtier Pulatov is skilled in: Management Consulting, Strategy, Business Strategy, Financial Modeling, Management, Corporate Development, Portfolio Management, Banking, Financial Services, Change Management, Acquisition Integration, Restructuring, Market Entry, Financial Analysis, Business Transformation
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