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Mikhail Isaev

Director, Banking Platform, IT Architecture

IT Director, Enterprise Architect

London, United Kingdom

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Mikhail Isaev's Work Experience

Portigon Financial Services (successor of WestLB)

Director, Banking Platform, IT Architecture

July 2012 to January 2015

London, United Kingdom

Basinghall Finance Plc (subsidiary of WestLB)

IT Director

July 2008 to December 2012

London, United Kingdom


Associate Director

July 2005 to July 2008

London, United Kingdom

Mikhail Isaev's Education

National Research Nuclear University (former Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

Masters Mathematics and Physics Red Diploma (distinction)

The Open University Business School

MBA Business Administration

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Portigon Financial Services (successor of WestLB)

Designed bespoke architecture solutions to insurers, asset managers and banking institutions that outsource end-to-end back- or front-office operations; Conducted business analysis of client requirements and matching those to internal capabilities; Relationship and vendor management in close interaction with the client’s architecture and solution delivery functions in order to establish operations on the outsourced platform; Supported the implementation...

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About Mikhail Isaev

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IT Architect, director with considerable Banking and Financial Services industry experience, delivering the architecture strategy, governance and design. In addition managed integration and transformation projects for key client markets including insurance companies, asset managers and banking institutions. Career Highlights: Provided architecture leadership in big budget programs consisting of IT and non-IT project streams; Implemented the best practice methods and modern and established technologies in line with the changed business strategy; Was successful in promoting Architecture road map engaging stakeholders at CTO/CIO/CXO level; Established business intelligence platforms for financial services business steering; Track record in developing a cost-efficient cross-country technology function through outsourcing; Proficient in business analysis including restructuring ineffectual processes; Budgetary responsibility for IT architecture functions in EMEA Qualifications: MBA degree from Open University, passed CFA Level 1; Certified TOGAF architect, ITIL3, PRINCE2 practitioner; Wide coverage of IT tools with hands-on experience; Master’s degree in Mathematics; Published a white paper on the challenges in setting up a “bad bank” IT architecture platform Speak English, German, RussianDirector, Banking Platform, IT Architecture @ Designed bespoke architecture solutions to insurers, asset managers and banking institutions that outsource end-to-end back- or front-office operations; Conducted business analysis of client requirements and matching those to internal capabilities; Relationship and vendor management in close interaction with the client’s architecture and solution delivery functions in order to establish operations on the outsourced platform; Supported the implementation projects by providing the subject matter technology expertise; Supported the business units in the preparation for tenders, preparation of contract’s specifications; Conducted IT due diligence for the oncoming implementation projects; Presented architectural roadmap to the business committees and the board; Conducted technology workshops, represented the company in the industry conferences; Conducted the business case analysis for significant architecture transition projects; Ensuring business continuity and system availability; Yearly planning and budgeting; From July 2012 to January 2015 (2 years 7 months) London, United KingdomIT Director @ Basinghall Finance, a subsidiary of WestLB, commercial and residential mortgage origination and securitisation. Managed the complex IT landscape including infrastructure, systems and services through utilising both the local resources and outsourced service providers; Led the process improvement initiative by establishing a centralised decision support dashboard; Represented Basinghall Finance on the organisation-wide architecture board meetings; Promoted and implemented the best industry practices within the existing corporate framework; Aligned IT strategy of the subsidiary with WestLB corporate environment; Reported to the managing board of Basinghall Finance; Ensured delivery of internal and external teams responsible for infrastructure and application support; Ensured compliance with IT governance in FSA regulatory landscape; Had responsibility for data protection and information security aspects of interaction with external parties; Managing the contracts and SLAs with external IT service providers; Set up the web services of the company and its securitisation SPV including the customer web portal for mortgage account holders; Prepared for internal and external audits; conducted RFI/RFP/due diligence on potential suppliers. From July 2008 to December 2012 (4 years 6 months) London, United KingdomAssociate Director @ Technically designed and managed development and integration projects that provide IT services to middle and back-office functions such as Finance, Audit, Compliance, Legal, Operations, HR, Information Security groups of the bank in London and APAC; Successfully managed and completed global Information Security programme to establish the uniform identity management procedures in the bank for four major bank locations in Düsseldorf, London, New-York and Tokyo; Worked in HK and Tokyo where successfully planned and completed the centralisation of regulatory reporting in APAC into EMEA infrastructure; Managed the development and support of a trade finance IT solution covering both back- and front office functionality and end-of-day processing; Managed front office P&L reporting programme that introduced a uniform BI platform reporting of P&L data;. Managed third-party systems integration and support for payments, taxation, BoE reporting, legal From July 2005 to July 2008 (3 years 1 month) London, United KingdomHead of EMEA Technical Architecture Group @ Planned and grew the EMEA technical development team to support client implementation projects covering various technical aspects including systems integration, platform selection, high availability/fault tolerance solutions design, conducting technical consultations, seminars and workshops; provided post sales consultancy services to operations departments helping to acquire and establish the required skill-set level. On secondment in Atlanta, USA participating in the design and development of a universal system integration module in close cooperation with Microsoft project task force in the framework of Microsoft – Manhattan Associates partnership program. From July 2001 to July 2005 (4 years 1 month) Bracknell UK, Atlanta USATechnical Data Architect @ Responsible for technical design of data tier of ICISLOR project that successfully completed and resulted in establishment of a web portal to access commodity price reports in chemical, oil and semiconductor markets. From March 2000 to July 2001 (1 year 5 months) Summary @ Upon graduation I worked on my PhD project in the area of nuclear power plant safety provision in Russian Nuclear Power Plants Research Centre (VNIIAES). Between 1996 and 1998 I worked in Russia as an IT systems and database support engineer. In 1998 I was offered a consultancy position in UK with Alma Computer Systems. I worked on a number of contract assignments working as the administrator for Oracle and Microsoft systems. From 1994 to 2000 (6 years) Masters, Mathematics and Physics, Red Diploma (distinction) @ National Research Nuclear University (former Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)MBA, Business Administration @ The Open University Business School Mikhail Isaev is skilled in: IT Strategy, Business Analysis, Enterprise Architecture, Derivatives, IT Outsourcing, Business Intelligence, Fixed Income, Solution Architecture, Architectures, ITIL, Virtualization, Line Management, Oracle, SQL Server, Prince 2, Stakeholder Management, Agile Project Management, Cloud Computing, Technology Integration, ERP, Architecture, Strategy, Budget Management, C#, TIBCO EMS, BizTalk, SharePoint, .NET, Sybase ASE, Business Objects, Identity Management, Solaris, IT Audit, Due Diligence, RFP preparation, Mortgage Lending, Securitization, Equities, Financial Planning, Management, Investment Banking, Integration, Banking, Outsourcing, Risk Management, Portfolio Management

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