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Telephone: +254 719 453 171 
Email: XXXX@XXXX.XXX 

ARTHUR MUTUKU MULWA 
PROFILE 
Finance professional with a background in Commodity Trading, Business 
Analysis and Risk Management. Strengths lie in financial modelling, 
analysing, interpreting and condensing information, and quick decision 
making. I particularly enjoy working in a team environment, leveraging the 
strengths of the team to provide appropriate solutions for clients 
SKILLS & ABILITIES 
 Languages: Highly proficient in oral and written English and Kiswahili 
 Computer Applications: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, 
PowerPoint and Word), Bloomberg, Reuters, Endur 
 Computer Programing: Intermediate Java, Python, R, SQL 
 Statistics 
 Data Analysis 
 Business Analysis 
 Financial Modelling 
 Process Improvement 

EXPERIENCE 
ARMU LOGISTICS, NAIROBI – KENYA 
Feb-15 to Present 
Founder, Managing Director 
 Founded a technology start-up that deals in marketing and logistics of 
agricultural products and industrial minerals with a mission to create 
efficiency in these sectors 
 Assembled a team to cover project management, operations, business 
development and IT 
 Prepared business requirements for the technology team 
 Formulated and improved process for interacting with clients and 
incorporating client feedback 
 Created marketing strategy and targeted clients from a variety of 
sectors including: county governments, finance, farming and transport 
 Advised small scale miners, transporters and farmers on process 
improvement strategies using technology NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE (NSE), NAIROBI – KENYA 
Feb-16 to Apr-16 
Derivatives and Risk Specialist 
 Redesigned the risk framework for NSE derivatives market to align 
department processes with the policies underpinning the market 
 Produced back testing, stress testing, default handling policies and 
procedures for derivatives market 
 Created financial models for determining required contributions by 
market participants 
 Optimized margin calculations from a two day process carried out in 
South Africa to a 5 minute process carried out locally in Kenya 
 Trained market participants on managing of derivatives risk 
 Presented to Board Committees on risk related matters 
 Supported the commodity exchange initiative through advising on best 
practise and suitable structure for the Kenyan market 
 Delivered an enterprise wide risk management policy and presented it 
to the NSE Board 
 Introduced the risk champions system to improve awareness on risk 
across all departments at the exchange CREDIT SUISSE, LONDON – UK 
Sept-09 to Apr-13 
Commodity Trader – Head of Freight and Steel Trading 
 Traded iron ore, coal, shipping, natural gas, carbon emissions and steel 
derivatives 
 Grew steel trading business from a loss making venture to a $2+ 
million annual revenue business 
 Increased the freight option business volume by over 50% by 
introducing a volatility surface that improved our pricing capabilities 
 Grew the iron and freight trading businesses to top 3 in the industry, 
according to Energy Risk magazine, while assisting the head of bulk 
commodity trading 
 Hedged currency and interest rates risk for the freight, iron ore, steel 
and natural gas trading books 
 Represented Credit Suisse at freight and iron ore industry events 
 Wrote freight and iron ore market commentaries for in-house teams 
and bank clients 
 Worked with support staff on new business initiatives for the bulk 
commodities trading group Page 2 Telephone: +254 719 453 171 Email: XXXX@XXXX.XXX 
CREDIT SUISSE, LONDON – UK / NEW YORK – USA 
Aug-06 to Sept-XXXXXX
 Scoped out requirements for systems to be used in the commodity 
trading business in London and New York 
 Delivered requirements for integrating the new systems into the 
existing London technical infrastructure 
 Gathered requirements for front, middle and back office reports, 
system feeds and any other trading system functionalities 
 Trained users on use of the Endur risk management system MORGAN STANLEY, NEW YORK - USA 
Jun-05 to Aug-XXXXXX
 Developed a web reporting system for the Anti-Money Laundering 
department Project required use of Struts framework and Sybase 
database 
 Compiled business requirements and technical requirements 
documents 

EDUCATION 
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON – UK, POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 
 Distance learning (online course) 
 Postgraduate Certificate: Mechanics of Derivatives and Financial 
Products, August 2016 MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, VERMONT – USA, BACHELOR OF ARTS 
 Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Physics, May 2006 
 Honours: Dean's List - Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Spring 2006 
 Thesis: Quantum Computing STRATHMORE SCHOOL, NAIROBI – KENYA, KCSE 
 Scholar of the Year 2001, Class Valedictorian 
 17th Nationally in the Kenya National Examination (KCSE), 2001 
 KCSE grade – A plain 

REFERENCES 
Available Upon Request Page 3 Telephone: +254 719 453 171 Email: XXXX@XXXX.XXX