Mr. Ramzan began his career at Siemens, and has subsequently held global roles in convertible bonds, equity derivatives, and public/private credit. At Caspian Securities he was on the trading desk for Agency and Proprietary convertible bonds. At HBK in London, he was a Director managing the European and Asia Ex-Japan business focused primarily on equity derivatives and convertible bonds.
At DB Zwirn he managed the European and Asian public credit business across New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. And for the eight years prior to Arena, he founded and ran the Fortensa Special Opportunities fund in Singapore, investing in credit and credit-linked opportunities in Asia. Shahid received a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Kings College London.