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Trading, automation & analysis

Anders Bjerre Therkildsen

Head of Intraday Asset Trading
Education
Master's in Finance and International Business
Employed since
Jul 2017
Fun fact
I don't drink coffee

My background

During my studies, I had various positions in a bank with the ultimate dream of being a stock trader. But I found out that I needed a little more action, which made DC the perfect match for me.

Why I wanted to work for DC

I had heard about the passion and culture in DC among the employees and found that very inspirational. Safe to say, it did not disappoint.

What I do

I am the manager of our Intraday Asset Trading desk which means that I am responsible for trading, development and recruitment within this area. Trading entails optimisation of our renewables portfolios across Europe, which is done 24/7. We can trade with most countries very close to actual delivery of the physical power (down to 5 minutes), making it a very volatile market.

My typical workday

Normally I have meetings about our trading performance and how we continue the development of the trading. This involves strategies, trends, weather scenarios and analyses. I also prioritise time with our stakeholders - especially our Automated Trading team to keep on developing our algorithms, as we have seen a much larger impact of algorithms in the market in recent years. Besides that, I am of course trading alongside the rest of the team.

I thoroughly enjoy working with passionate and very skilled people that are willing to go the extra mile to win.

The best part of my job

I thoroughly enjoy working with passionate and very skilled people that are willing to go the extra mile to win.