Rafi has extensive experience in mathematical modelling, problem solving and quantitative research. Prior to Fintex he worked for the UK Government in the Business, Innovation and Skills Department, where he was specifically involved in forecasting the UK Government's £5bn student loan budget for Higher Education. Previously to this, he worked in the Research Department of MSCI Barra (M Stanley) and for Kyte Fund Management, a long-short equity hedge fund. Rafi has also worked for Watson Wyatt in an actuarial capacity, involving strategic asset liability modelling for pension funds, and risk analysis on equity and fixed income portfolios in the selection of fund managers for pension funds.
Rafi graduated from London School of Economics with a BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics and furthered his studies with an MSc in Computing Science from Imperial College.