SkySparc is a fast-growing business delivering high-quality services to a demanding global finance sector client base. We have an ambitious growth plan that will reward those that help to realize it. Just as important as your academic qualifications and professional achievements will be your ability to create opportunities, solve problems, build partnerships, and inspire colleagues.
SkySparc’s unparalleled reputation for delivering efficient, automated patch upgrade projects is well earned. I look forward to working closely with the team and clients to further refine and develop our upgrade services. Clients across all segments are now appreciating the cost-efficiency and security benefits of SkySparc’s Upgrade as-a-Service.
Torbjörn joined SkySparc as head of a centralized unit with dedicated staff and resources solely focused on upgrades. He spent eight years at TradeTech Consulting / Virtusa as a senior and then managing consultant, having previously worked as a systems manager at SEB, the European Central Bank and Sveriges Riksbank.
I am excited by the opportunity to contribute to the growth of SkySparc’s Murex practice. I look forward to working with colleagues and clients at SkySparc, using my experience of complex projects to develop robust and effective solutions to their business challenges.
Achraf has more than a decade of Murex MX.3 experience, gained at Murex and a range of major financial institutions, including Bahrain’s Gulf International Bank. He has held leading positions in multiple disciplines, including development, product management and team leadership. As back-office team manager at Group Caisse de Depots et Consignations, Achraf served as head of operations on a major strategic multi-phase project which integrated and consolidated processes from multiple systems onto a single front-to-back Murex platform. Born and educated in Tunisia, Achraf gained his engineering degree in Paris.
Having graduated in economics in her native Russia, Aleksandra obtained her M.S. in business administration in Sweden, and worked as a risk analyst at a custodian in Stockholm for two years, before joining SkySparc in 2017.
As part of the core team dedicated to deliver high-quality patch upgrade projects to SkySparc, Aleksandra has gained experience within all aspect of testing Wallstreet Suite. Her educational background and professional experience allow Aleksandra to analyze issues and translate the outcome into concrete actions and proposals for improvement.
Having graduated with a MSc in electrical engineering from Lund University in Sweden, Martin worked in both technical and business support at multiple consultancies, including TradeTech Consulting/Virtusa.
Through his 15 +years of experience providing high-quality support to a range of trading, treasury and asset management systems users globally, he has developed an extensive knowledge of Wallstreet Suite. Allied with his deep expertise in problem analysis and enhancement developments, Martin brings great benefits to colleagues and clients alike.
Following high school graduation in his native Tunisia, Ismail completed his formal education in Sweden with an IT qualification that set him up for a varied and distinguished career in software support across the finance sector. Ismail first established himself as a problem-solver and trouble shooter for trading and treasury systems at SEB Wealth Management, where he rose to support team lead. He also spent a decade at TradeTech/Virtusa as senior consultant, supporting mission-critical systems for some of Sweden’s largest corporations. Joining SkySparc in 2019, Ismail brings 20 years’ experience of providing operational support to users of systems including Wallstreet Suite and Charles River.
After obtaining a BSc in software engineering and an MSc in computer/ information sciences in his native Germany, Lars worked as a consultant at a management consulting firm in Frankfurt. Since joining in 2011, Lars has successfully led SkySparc’s effort to develop both the central bank/government client segment as well as the European treasury market in his role as senior engagement manager. Through his 13 years' experience of Wallstreet Suite, Lars has developed extensive knowledge of all its modules as well as related technologies. On projects, clients constantly benefits from Lars’ proven ability to meet requirements as well as quality and cost expectations.
After leaving her native Norway at an early age, Cathrina spend several years in California, before settling in Southern France, where she’s currently residing with her husband and three children. Cathrina graduated with an MBA in Finance and a BBA in Marketing from SKEMA International Business school and holds a certificate in Graphic and Digital Design from Parsons School of Design – the New School, New York. Having started her professional career as an Investment Officer at EFC Private Banking in Monaco, she moved onto various roles at Wallstreet Systems/ION, before joining SkySparc in 2009, where she’s responsible for Marketing and Communications.
Magnus started his professional career at Reuters in the 1980s, before taking on multiple roles at a TMS and management consulting firm, acquiring an extensive understanding of financial markets systems and in-depth Wallstreet Suite knowledge. Combining both technical and financial skills, Magnus is an invaluable asset to client and internal projects. Over the last two decades, Magnus has implemented and upgraded treasury systems for a large number of customers and programmed interfaces to GL systems, clearing systems, payments systems and proprietary customer systems across the world.
Joana has more than 25 years’ experience of providing high-quality support, problem analysis and solution development to a wide range of trading, treasury and asset management system users, with particularly deep expertise in the central banking sector. She has provided both technical and business support to several major central banks and treasury departments, including the Bank of Portugal, Banque de France, Deutsche Bundesbank and ECB. Joana graduated with a MSc in computer science and engineering from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in her native Portugal.
Erik has two decades of technical consulting experience in several treasury management systems, including Wallstreet Suite, FIS Quantum, Twin etc. Most recently specializing in Cloud-based regulatory and reporting solutions, Erik’s extensive track record includes major consulting projects at multiple leading banks and corporate treasuries, using leading technologies to develop cutting edge reporting solutions, data repositories and warehouses. Erik developed his expertise at Virtusa, TradeTech and NFS and has an MSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
Grace has more than a decade’s experience as a software engineer and consultant, including deep knowledge of the Wallstreet Suite. As well as her experience at TradeTech/Virtusa and Nordic Financial Systems, Grace has an MSc from Gothenburg’s Chalmers University of Technology.
Anand brings two decades of experience as a business and technical consultant, including 13 years’ detailed knowledge of the Wallstreet Suite. Anand has held in-house and external consultant roles with corporates and financial institutions across Europe.
Based in Stockholm, Hanna previously worked as Finance Manager and Business Controller for cleantech company Cavotec, and holds a MSc in Business Administration from Linnaeus University.
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