Q&A: Director of Energy Trading
-Undergrad in Chemical Engineering (semi-target/top tier of non-target)
-Masters in Finance (target)
-Interned at large chemical company where I learned I didn't want to be an engineer
-Four Years at Oil company in energy marketing division. Started out 50/50 in operations and quant groups. Built most of the tools used by the power operations group for trading, scheduling, settlements, etc. Moved to trading group after two years and focused on electricity transmission spreads in northeast US before leaving company.
-Nine Years at current company. Started as analyst for structured electricity products/wholesale load group. Became3 for electricity and natural gas in northeast US. Managed positions from the structured products along with separate spec/prop book. Director after year 7 (same time I started my masters) and I now run the structured electricity products group while also spec trading power/gas.
Happy to answer questions about pretty much anything.
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