Alastair Majury’s Back Office Career So Far

alastair majury's career so far

Alastair Majury is a highly experienced Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist with a proven track record of success of over 10 years. Throughout his professional career, Alastair has had extensive experience in a variety of sectors, including planning, developing, implementing and delivering migrations, organisational change, regulatory, legislative, and process improvements. Through his Senior Business Analyst and Data analytical services for multiple global financial organisations, Alastair Majury has also covered the Challenger Bank, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, and Life & Pensions sectors.

Over the past ten plus years, Alastair Majury has advanced his Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist skills in across the UK financial services From Stirling to Edinburgh to London to Hove. Such services have been in partnership with global heads and senior managers, as well as at all levels that are required to deliver effective, lasting change. Over the course of his career, Alastair has proven his ability to develop pragmatic solutions to support operational functions time and time again.

Initially, Alastair Majury started his career within financial services at HSBC, a tier one investment bank, as a Market Data Administrator performing analysis in OTC Credit Derivatives space as well as business analysis and project management tasks. During his time with HSBC, Alastair quickly became a subject matter expert (SME) for both OTC Credit Derivatives and the systems and processes involved, which ultimately lead to both huge savings, and worldwide recognition with HSBC for his OTC credit derivatives specialist knowledge. From there, Alastair found himself working for a number of high profile financial services corporations, where he continued to effectively communicate complex requirements and solutions to all levels within organisations from Executive level to management, developers, and to end users.

As a Senior Business Analyst and Data Scientist, Alastair Majury thoroughly enjoys implementing process improvements that make life easier for both the staff involved as well as the customers. For Alastair, the spontaneity and ever-changing aspect of his career has been quite rewarding. Alastair has found that being in a position where every day, week, month, and year brings something different such that no two days are the same, has made his career continuously challenging and thus inspiring.

Inside Careers has found Alastair Majury’s progress to be interesting, interviewing him early on his career. Clay Harris from the Financial Times who created the FT Mudlark Award (“Exceptional Performance in the Back Office”) to honour those people who work behind the scenes to ensure the smooth running of the City’s Financial Institutions. Has also found Alastair’s career progress to be interesting and has written a profile on him.

Moving forward, Alastair Majury hopes to continue to build on his extensive project delivery experience, and enhance his knowledge with respect to big data, regulatory projects, and retain my reputation as one of the leading Senior Business Analysts in the UK Financial Services sector, whilst hopefully continuing to volunteer at his local Boys’ Brigade company the 25th Stirling (Dunblane).

Recently, Alastair Majury has been demonstrating his commitment to continuous professional development (CPD) by achieving the following in 2017 alone:

  • PwC’s Data-driven Decision-Making course certificate.
  • UVA Darden School of Business (Agile) Running Product Design Sprints course certificate.
  • UVA Darden School of Business Managing an Agile Team course certificate.
  • UVA Darden School of Business Testing with Agile course certificate.
  • UC San Diego Big Data Modelling and Management Systems course certificate.
  • The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments Derivatives module as part of the Investment Advice Diploma.

Showing his commitment to learning more and being able to demonstrate his expertise in the Project Management, Business Analysis, and Data Science fields, as well Financial Services specific areas of knowledge, which includes but are not limited to Mortgages, OTC Credit Derivatives, Supply Chain Finance, Funded Trade, and Analysis & Research from a Back Office/3rd Party Administration perspective

Alastair Majury’s clients come to his Majury Change Management for a variety of reasons not just his grit, passion, and perseverance, but all of them want the same result, top quality business, and data analysis along with top tier project management experience. Whatever you need Majury Change Management is here to help.

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