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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
February 11, 2019

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ARMEN VARDANYAN

ac8gi6@r.postjobfree.com

437-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/armen-vardanyan/

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

* ***** ** ********** ** an actuary/data scientist managing, modelling and analysing insurance products datasets using Big Data techniques.

Holds a PhD in Finance and a Masters in Actuarial Mathematics with a strong background in Econometrics, Statistics and Probability Analysis.

Skilled in VBA, SQL, Python, C++, staying up-to-date with the trends by self-improvement and continuing education.

Highly motivated, collaborative and initiative team-player and a self-starter leader with strong interpersonal skills.

Problem-solver with the ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Mathematical analysis/ Statistics/ Predictive models/

Data Analysis/ Programming/ Research Analytics / Machine Learning / AI

VBA, SQL, C++, Python, SPSS, E-views, Tableau, MATLAB, HTML, MS Excel, MS Access

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Actuary/ Data Scientist Central Bank of Armenia 05/2011 - 09/2018

Designed process automatization using VBA codes reducing 10 times the risks and the time required for checking the financial statements of the insurance companies and leading to process enhancement.

Performed validity checks of the product line databases using SQL queries/ MS Access and provided required analysis to the company’s management.

Increased the company’s efficiency in monitoring the insurance business plans by modeling the data and visualizing the results using Tableau.

Aggregated the data using big data technology on insurance sector of the country by gathering, designing and modeling the data using data-mining techniques allowing to calculate the benchmark insurance rates.

Collaborated with the colleagues from the methodology and legal departments in drafting the laws and regulations for the insurance companies.

Researcher Armenian State University of Economics 09/2014 - 06/2018

Suggested a model on agriculture insurance system for the country based on the research of analogous models used in the region.

Led the project’s data aggregation and statistical analysis for calculating the rates to be used in agricultural insurance.

Presented the results of the research to the governmental agencies, university professors and students.

Assistant Professor Yerevan State University 09/2014 - 06/2016

Lectured and led practical seminars on Basics of Actuarial Mathematics, Financial Analysis and The Use of Actuarial Techniques in Insurance Companies.

Supervised around 50 students in performing research for the Bachelor’s diplomas and the Master’s theses on the topics of neural networks, financial forecasting, regression analysis, deep learning and artificial intelligence in finance.

Examined the Bachelors and Masters students as a member of Thesis Defense Committee and provided feedback on the quality of research and the validity of the results.

EDUCATION

PhD in Finance 2014

Armenian State University of Economics

MSc in Actuarial Mathematics 2011

Yerevan State University

BSc in Actuarial Mathematics 2009

Yerevan State University

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Python/ Datacamp/2018

Data Science/ SoloLearn/2017

Team building /2018

PROST – Pension Reform Options Simulation/2015

Training of Trainers/2014

Regional Program on Pension Supervision/2013

Risk Based Pension Supervision/2012

PROST – Pension Reform Options Simulation/2012



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