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EDUCATION

DUKE UNIVERSITY, THE FUQUA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Durham, NC
Master of Business Administration, May 2014. Concentration in Finance. #1 team winner of Lemons Pricing Competition
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, Richard Ivey School of Business, London, ON
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, June 2007. Elected Finance Director for Taiwanese Association Club at Western. Served as Sergeant of Arms for Toastmasters'club. #1 winner of SABRE Marketing price strategy competition. #3 team winner of Merck case.
EXPERIENCE

April 2013-Aug 2013

ABACUS RENEWABLES LLC (AN IPP ESTABLISHED IN USA), Chantilly, US
Project Finance Intern

• Constructed pro-forma models to assess over 10 international solar power projects in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Japan and Ukraine, eventually helped company expand into Poland based on IRR calculation
• Conducted market research and issued investment reports by interviewing local lawyers and developers
• Performed due diligence and analyzed political risks, helping company identify a 3.5 Megawatt project in Satu Mare of Romania with the approval of local government and regional distributors
• Negotiated PPA and successfully extended agreements from 5 to 10 years and increased electricity rates from $40 euros to $50 euros per Megawatt
• Reduced company tax expenses by $3 M Euros through two triangular simplifications and M&A
• Supervised multinational EPC and coordinated construction plans for projects in Romania, reaching milestones 2 weeks ahead of schedule

Jul 2010-May 2012

UNILEVER, Taipei, Taiwan
Financial Analyst

• Calculated return on investments (ROI) for Hypermarket channels and projected payback period for new Vaseline SKU. As a result, achieved an increase in market share of 40% in 2010, as per AC Nielson
• Analyzed deodorant trends for male consumers and recommended pricing strategy for Axe product in Greater China, boosted total deodorant (Deo) sales by 125% for the first year.
• Forecasted twelve-month P&L of Skin and Deo category. Improved accuracy rates by 65% and exceeded targets by 1.1% in the Facial Skincare division under 1 month deadline
• Calculated the cannibalization rate between Axe and Dove Deo, as such, improved shelving strategy
• Rotated through marketing, supply chain, and sales divisions in a leadership development program to increase cross-functional teamwork

Sep 2007-May 2010

Deloitte, Toronto, Ontario
Associate II

• Consulted M-Flex with cross-functional teams and made international cost reductions, saving company $10 M
• Performed financial due diligence for foreign institutional investors in compliance with withholding regulations
• Estimated employee tax equalization costs and stock option taxes for high tech MNC clients to provide tax forecasts, winning clients from other big 4 accounting firms due to superior performance
• Led team of 4 and supervised them through on-job-coaching to complete compliance duties on time

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Social Consulting: Provided consultation in the area of marketing and financial forecasting for Career Edge, a non-profit organization that helps immigrants secure valuable internships

WSO Elite Modeling Package

  • 6 courses to mastery: Excel, Financial Statement, LBO, M&A, Valuation and DCF
  • Elite instructors from top BB investment banks and private equity megafunds
  • Includes Company DB + Video Library Access (1 year)

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Total Avg Compensation

April 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (9) $911
  • Vice President (35) $364
  • Associates (187) $234
  • 2nd Year Analyst (107) $150
  • Intern/Summer Associate (96) $145
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (26) $145
  • 1st Year Analyst (391) $132
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (320) $82