Elena Branson Ph.D.

Dr. Branson joined The Beryl Consulting Group in the fall of 2007 with 12 years of experience in Financial Risk and Derivative Instruments. For the past 10 years, she has developed trading strategies in derivatives, fixed income products and commodities. Dr. Branson conducted research on risk premiums and implemented CIP and Asymmetric Modified TAR Models as a Research Fellow at the Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research (HKMA). At the Central Bank of Brazil, she conducted research on market determined swap interest rates, spot exchange rates and Brazil interest rate behavior. Additionally, she has experience with forward foreign exchange in emerging markets while working for Deutsche Bank. Dr. Branson was a Managing Director at TG Advisors Asset Management and a Financial Consultant for Hasenbichler Asset Management Inc. in London. Dr. Branson holds a MS in Mathematics and Mechanics and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Moscow State University, and studied at The University of London, Imperial College of Science and Technology, MS in Finance program.