Richardson Morais

ACCA Affiliate, BSc (Hons)

Research Analyst

Lecturer – CFA Program

 

Richardson has over six years of work experience in the field of Equity and Fixed Income Research / Financial Analysis / Finance and Risk Management.

He is currently employed as an equity research analyst at Knowledge Outsource (Pvt) Ltd, a KPO catering to the equity and fixed income research needs of foreign brokerages. Richardson at his position collaborates individually with the real estate and transport team at one of the largest national banks in Singapore and reports directly to the lead analysts. He develops and updates extensive financial models with company share price valuations and performs report write-ups outlining investment recommendations for his clients. He also works on bespoke research requested by his clients and performs industry reports.

Previously he worked at Acuity Knowledge Partners (formerly Moodys Analytics) as a delivery lead for a sell-side based client in providing credit analysis, including financial modelling, earnings reports and industry analysis. He too was in charge of detailed earnings write-ups for banks covering major banks in the US and Europe. He also covered a diversified range of company categories such as Banks, Real Estate, Transport, Telecommunication and F&B companies.

Richardson started his career as an analyst at KPMG – advisory division covering finance and risk management. He was part of the team advising clients on potential financial issues and risks by performing detailed assessments on internal controls, investments and other transactions.

Richardson is a Charter-holder of CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) USA, is an Affiliate of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and a graduate from the University of Oxford Brookes (UK) with Upper Second Class Honours. He is also a passed finalist of AAT (Sri Lanka).