Ashfaq Khandaker
Associate, Treasury Administration

Years in the industry: 3 years
Area of focus: Foreign exchange/money market processing, derivatives, fixed income, data analysis
School: Baruch College


What do you do at Mizuho?
I work on settlement of treasury trading activities, primarily focused in FX/MM instruments and interest rate derivatives. I also help in maintenance and execution of all post trade operational/client service functions.

What surprised you about Mizuho?
Mizuho's commitment to strictly uphold the regulatory and compliance standards. Rigorous operational and auditing process allows Mizuho to strive for such excellence.

What’s a particularly proud moment you’ve had here?
I’ve been able to give back to the community. Mizuho's exceptional community relations efforts allows me to raise funds for many charities, including March of Dimes.

What else interests you, outside financial services?
Marine biology—observing and studying North Atlantic Baleen Whales' behavior in their natural habitat.

What do you do for fun?
Jam with my band and play FIFA