Ipek Ozkardeskaya has begun her financial career in 2010 in the structured products desk of the Swiss Banque Cantonale Vaudoise. She worked in HSBC Private Bank in Geneva in relation to high and ultra-high net worth clients. In 2012, she started as FX Strategist in Swissquote Bank. She worked as Senior Market Analyst in London Capital Group in London and in Shanghai. She returned to Swissquote Bank as Senior Analyst in 2020.
Ms Ozkardeskaya is passionate about the interaction between the economy and financial markets. She has been observing and analyzing a wide variety of relationships between the economic fundamentals and market behaviour over the past decade. She has been privileged to live and to work in the world’s most exciting financial hubs including Geneva, London and Shanghai. She is fluent in English, French and Turkish and has a basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.
Ms Ozkardeskaya appeared on CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg TV, EkoTurk and Euronews. She has been regularly quoted in Bloomberg, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Dow Jones Newswires, Alliance News, Global Mail, MarketWatch, City AM, the Financial Times, the Fortune Magazine, the Guardian, Business Day and many others.
She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering and Risk Management from the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne), Switzerland.