My Resume  

( Hanif Bayat)



·         Quantitative: Highly experienced in applying quantitative tools to analyse scientific and financial risk & valuation models; experienced in stochastic processes and different numerical methods such as Monte Carlo.

·         Finance: Comprehensive understanding and extensive working experience in capital market products.

·         Risk Management: Advanced knowledge of Market risk; Extensive work experience with various VaR engines; very good knowledge of risk measurement methodologies; familiar with credit risk.

·         Communication: Very strong oral/written presentation skills; able to work very effectively within a team.

·         Programming/Computer: Proficient in object-oriented and parallel programming (MPI) in C++; experienced with UNIX scripting; familiar with VBA and MATLAB; Experienced with Bloomberg.

·         Statistical Methods: Robust knowledge by conducting research & passing courses in statistical physics.


Financial & Analytical Experience

·         May 2012 - present, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Enterprise Model Risk Management, RBC Royal Bank

       Vetted and validated risk and valuation models of different market products such as:


·         Sept. 2005-Sept. 2011, Research Assistant, department of chemistry, University of Toronto

 I applied object oriented programming in C++ to implement Markov Chains sampling of the free energy landscape of proteins using Hybrid Monte Carlo algorithms. 


·         Sept. 2003-Aug. 2005, Research Assistant, Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute.

 I applied the Monte Carlo method, using C++, to study numerically the phase transition of liquid crystals.



·         Sept. 2005-Sept. 2011, PhD in computational chemistry, University of Toronto (UofT), GPA: A+.

·         Sept. 2003-Aug. 2005, M.Sc. in statistical physics, Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute, University of Guelph.

·         Sept. 1998-Feb. 2003, B.Sc. in physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.


Recent Additional Experience

 ·         July 2010-June 2011, Appointed member of the Academic Board of the Governing Council at UofT.

·         July 2010- June 2011, Elected member of the UofT Graduate Education Council.

·         Sept.2005-Aug. 2010, Teaching Assistant at UofT for more than 1000 hours (1st, 2nd and 3rd courses).


Selected Publications





Last Update: 12/24/2014