Antoine BALL

Antoine BALL

33 ans

Situation professionnelle

Épanoui(e) professionnellement


Strong background in pure & financial mathematics, with advanced level in C++.
Worked on Equity Derivatives, CVA/DVA and FVA.

Expériences professionnelles

Head of gvg analytics paris

HSBC , Paris

Depuis le 01 janvier 2017

Equity quantitative analyst

HSBC , Paris - CDI

De Mars 2015 à Janvier 2018

Cva/fva quantitative analyst

HSBC , London - CDI

De Octobre 2012 à Février 2015

• Built Tactical Solutions for Front Offices and Valuation Teams
• Provided Quantitative Support to Front Offices and Valuation Teams
• Worked on CVA calculation methodology

Equity derivatives trader assistant


De Septembre 2011 à Août 2012

• Flashed and explained P&L and Risk of the trading desks on a daily basis
• Implemented Vanilla Strategies pricer
• Developed P&L attribution follow-up tool
• Checked daily barriers (European/American, Asian)
• Structured and booked OTC trades (Call vs Call, Dividend Swap, Variance Swap, Compo &
Quanto options) and other ones (IR Swap, Funding deposit, Listed options)
• Analyzed Exotic Payoffs and calculated cashflows / shares to be booked

Equity derivatives valuation analyst

HSBC , Paris - CDD

De Septembre 2009 à Août 2011

1. Valuation Analysis
• Analyzed and explained Structured and Exotic Equity Derivatives P&L.
• Performed monthly P&L explanation using Greeks analysis and market moves.
• Checked financial products valuation and computed adjustments.

2. Project Development
• Builded P&L explanation / attribution tool using Risk based analysis (Access/SQL, Perl)
• Developed tactical tool for parametric implied volatility P&L analysis (C++ DLL, VBA)
• Implemented several tools responsible for Marked-to-Market P&L adjustments calculation (Bloomberg, VBA)
• Developed Monthly P&L explanation tool : market moves facing risks evolution, P&L overview by portfolios and by contributor (Equity Spot, Implied Volatility, FX, etc.), monthly P&L split by underlyings (Access/SQL, VBA).

Trading support


De Juin 2008 à Juillet 2008

• Implemented assets pricer in VBA (Black & Scholes model)
• Analyzed exotics options pay-off

Webmaster / project manager


De Septembre 2007 à Décembre 2007

• Builded SQL databases for customers management and website contents management
• Implemented ActionScript algorithms for Flash dynamic display
• Builded PHP modules for website admins
• Performed market studies for the website design

Formations complémentaires

Master 280 Ingénierie Statistique et Financière

Université Paris Dauphine - Statistic and Financial Engineering, Financial Mathematics

2010 à 2011

Master 280 ISF - Dual Education program
Original Name : "Ingénierie Statistique et Financière"

1. Courses
• Major: Stochastic processes / Statistics, Portfolio Management.
• Minor: Trading Strategy, Equity / Interest rate Derivatives, Volatility Trading, Financial Products Risk profiles Analysis, Risk Management, C++.

2. Research Work [Mémoire]: Implied Volatility Parametrization.
• Symptomatic volatility smile deformations and behaviors
• Economic analysis of the smile shape
• Original models implementation and calibration
• Implied Volatility models backtests by pricing Exotic products

3. Projects
• Equity Exotics pricer implementation (Monte-Carlo simulation method) : C++
• Interest Rate Swaps and Credit derivatives pricer : Excel/VBA
• Value-At-Risk calculation and analysis : Excel/VBA
• Pair Trading strategy implementation : Matlab

Certificate of Financial Risk Management

Université Paris Dauphine - Market Finance, Risk Management,

2010 à 2011

- IR Products and Curves: risk management
- Global Risk Management Methodologies: VaR and stress tests
- Models and Numerical Methods related to Credit Derivatives
- Stochastic Algorithm: Monte Carlo
- Quantitative and Numerical Studies of Financial Strategies
- Portfolio Management

Master 1 Mathématiques de la Modélisation et de la Décision - Mathématiques Appliquées

Université Paris Dauphine - Mathematical Modeling

2008 à 2009

Major: Statistics, Stochastic Processes
Minor: Economy, Market Finance, Equity derivatives pricing methods, Asset Management


Université Paris Dauphine - Mathematics, Computer science and Economy

2007 à 2008

Dauphine Junior Conseil

Parcours officiels

MASTER 2 Ingenierie statistique & financière
LICENCE Mathématiques


Français - Langue maternelle

Anglais - Courant


Financial Mathematics
Applied Mathematics, Stochastic Processes and Financial Modelling

Centres d'intérêt

  • snowboarding
  • guitar
  • travelling
  • banking
  • music
  • golfing
  • sailing