Mr. Bhandari is a senior associate with AIA Group. He is responsible for sourcing, due diligence, negotiating terms and arranging structures for alternative investment transactions. Previously, Mr. Bhandari executed multibillion dollar project finance deals for the Mumbai, India office of Frankfurt, Germany-based KfW Ipex-Bank GmbH. Prior to that, he was a senior manager with Axis Bank, also based in Mumbai. Mr. Bhandari is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati, India, earning a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL.
Ms. Jiang is a member of AIA Group’s algorithmic trading team. She has worked for Eurex in Chicago and as an equities analyst for the Bank of China International (China) Limited in Dalian, China. Ms. Jiang also performed risk analysis for China Daton Securities in Dalian. She attended the University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program. Ms. Jiang obtained two bachelor of science degrees (Mathematics and Finance) from Iowa State in May 2014. She is proficient in C++, SQL, R, Python and MATLAB. She is an NFA Series 30 license holder.
Mr. Kniseley sits on AIA Group’s trading desk. After a brief internship period, he was elevated to the associate position with primary responsibilities in the areas of research, derivatives strategies and trade execution. Prior to AIA, Mr. Kniseley completed an internship with Savant Capital Management, a wealth management firm based in Rockford, IL. Mr. Kniseley attended IIT Stuart School of Business. He is a holder of NFA Series 3, 30 and 31 licenses.
Mr. Moussaddykine is an associate with AIA Group, focused on algorithmic trading. His work experience includes credit derivatives at Société Générale in New York City and financial analysis with Apricus Bioscience in San Diego. A graduate of the University of Paris Dauphine, Mr. Moussaddykine earned a bachelor of applied mathematics and statistics degree with Top 5% High Honors. Additionally, he obtained a Master of Science in In-Depth Mathematics from the University of Paris Dauphine, achieving First Class Honors Distinction. Mr. Moussaddykine also attended the University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program. He is proficient in C++, VBA, R and MATLAB. Mr. Moussaddykine is a NFA Series 30 license holder.
Mr. Penovich, an associate within AIA’s commodities trading unit, has several years of derivatives trading experience. He is currently responsible for providing research, analysis and executing trades for the firm under the guidance and supervision of senior traders. Mr. Penovich is a holder of NFA Series 3 and 30 licenses.
Mr. Schoenburg is an associate with AIA Group on the compliance team. Prior to the firm, he was with Aflac in Chicago. Mr. Schoenburg attended DePaul University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He is a holder of NFA Series 3, 30 and 31 licenses.
Mr. Wang is a member of AIA Group’s algorithmic trading team. He has performed risk analysis with China Merchants Bank in Suzhou, China and Chouzhou Commercial Bank based in Hangzhou, China. Mr. Wang attended the University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program. He graduated from the University of Kansas, earning a bachelor of science degree in Mathematics with a Minor in Economics in January 2014. His strong computer skills include: C, C++, C#, MATLAB and STATA. Mr. Wang is a holder of NFA Series 3 and 30 licenses.
Ms. Williams is general counsel of AIA Group, responsible for corporate and transactional legal matters of the firm. She has experience working as an attorney for major corporate law firms, including Jenner & Block LLP and Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Ms. Williams is a graduate of the University of Chicago, earning a bachelor of arts degree in Social Sciences with honors. She earned her juris doctorate from DePaul University College of Law.
Mr. Williamson is an associate with AIA Group. He is responsible for documentation, due diligence, financial analysis, preparing business presentations, assisting with financial transactions and performing valuations. He is a graduate Bowdoin College, earning a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mr. Zhang is an associate with AIA Group responsible for compliance activities and documentation. Previous work experience include Altimus Capital in Chicago and the Shandong Branch of the China Development Bank in Jinan, China. He attended the University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program. A graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Mr. Zhang earned a bachelor of science degree in Mathematics. He is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a designation of the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He is a holder of NFA Series 3, 30 and 31 licenses.