Peter Carr is the Principal of Carr Consulting based in the historic German wine-growing capital of Mainz which lies in the Rhine valley some 30 miles west of Frankfurt, Germany.
Peter is a technical consultant within the financial services sector with over thirty years’ experience in business analysis, technical design and implementation of interface and reporting solutions. He has worked on local and cross-border projects in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm, Sydney, Vienna and Zurich providing consultancy to many of the largest banks in the international marketplace.
Peter holds a first class honours degree in Mathematics and Computing from Bath University, England. He is a member of the Gesellschaft für Informatik, a Member of the Chartered Institute for IT and an Affiliate Member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
He works comfortably in both English and German and has dual British and German nationality thanks to Brexit!
Over the last twenty years Peter has worked predominantly in the financial services industry on a wide variety of risk management and trading-related projects covering FX, interest rate derivatives, money market and structured products. He has supported front, middle and back-office teams and worked closely with business analysts, traders and management to provide solutions for trading, liquidity and market risk management, value at risk and many other projects. Please us the contact form for a full project list.
Peter has recently become interested in Big Data, Machine Learning and non-financial domains driven partly by the changing environment but also by a desire to continue learning new techniques and to look for fresh challenges. See COVID.
Peter has worked with the following financial systems: Ambit Quantum, Calypso, Eurex, Eurex Bonds, Eurex Repo, Kondor+, MarkitWire, Murex, Summit, SwapClear, TriOptima, Xetra and the interfaces between them. These interfaces have ranged from report-based batch interfaces to real-time trading interfaces.
He has many years of practical experience in technologies such as: Agile, C, C++, Dimensions, Django, GIT, HTML, Java, Jira, MQ Series, MS Access, MS Excel, Perl, Python, R, Reuters SSL, SQL, Sybase, Tibco Rendezvous, Unix Scripting, Windows, XML and XSLT.