Ilyas is currently an investment banking analyst based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He specifically deals with capital markets and values companies. He studied finance and economics, graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce with an academic excellence award from the University of Toronto. Congrats!
During his studies, he was involved in the Institute for Management and Innovation competition group (IMIC), where competitors would work to solve several different cases. His team placed first at one of the competitions, receiving $1000.
He has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level 1 exam, receiving a scholarship that covered the fees. His short-term goal is to complete the CFA level 2 exam.
Best of luck!