Md Nasim Akhtar

Associate Director, UBS

Nasim is a valuation and market risk audit professional currently working full time as an Associate Director at UBS in India. He had previously worked at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Barclays.

Nasim graduated with an MSc in Management from the University of Warwick and had been a 2013 participant in the pilot cohort of the ‘Young Corporates’ Programme in Risk Management’ which was conducted by KPMG in India. Nasim has a keen interest in blockchain, quantitative finance and also loves to learn about upcoming technological advancements in financial services with the advent of machine learning. In the past, Nasim had been associated with the University of Cambridge as a Research Assistant for the research publication by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

Nasim holds the ‘Investment Foundations Certificate’ from CFA Institute and the ‘Market, Liquidity & ALM Risk Manager Certificate’ from PRMIA. In his free time, Nasim loves to extend his helping hand in auditing MOOCs as a beta tester and has worked with Coursera, DataCamp and Harvard Business School in the past. Nasim is an Executive Panel Member for McKinsey Quarterly and provides his inputs for research publication by McKinsey &Co. Nasim is a budding programmer and loves to learn and can code in MATLAB and Python.


Market Risk, Blockchain, Data Analysis


Risk Management