Cyrus is the Managing Director for IDC Financial Insights. He has more than 20 years of financial services experience and has a very close working relationship with most of the banks, financial institutions, vendors, and government regulators.
For the past 20 years, Cyrus has been working with financial institutions to help them assess their business and operational and technical challenges, select the right vendors/partners, better understand their IT TCO, and grow their customer base. His understanding of a range business, market, regulatory, and investment related issues enable him to work closely with financial institutions, consultants, vendors, and government agencies on various multi-disciplinary initiatives.
Before joining Financial Insights, Cyrus was Partner with a research and publication firm. He was instrumental in growing their proprietary as well as subscription-based research business along with their events and editorial businesses.
He also worked with Wells Fargo for nearly four years in their FX & Bullion Trading division. Before Wells, Cyrus spent 10 years with HSBC. Cyrus has lived and worked in the UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Australia for nearly 12 years before he moved back to Singapore in 2000.
Cyrus has a Masters Degree in Business Finance, Economics and Business Law and is a Commerce Graduate with Accounts, Political Sciences, and Business Planning as specialist subjects. In addition, he has advanced his studies through a two-year comprehensive on-the-job training program in leveraged foreign exchange and bullion trading with further coursework at the International Monetary Market on fund displacement, investment strategies, and trust planning.
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