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Jonathan Brett Levin

jonathan.levin@sant.ox.ac.uk http://jonathanlevin.wordpress.com/ +44 (0) 7929413655

EDUCATION
Sept 2012 2009 2012 University of Oxford St Antonys College Economics MPhil University of Bristol Economics BSc (1st Class Honors) Thesis title: Distributional Effects on Aggregate Consumption JFS School (Deputy Head Boy) A Levels: Economics A, Mathematics A, Further Mathematics B, French A

2001 2008

RESEARCH
Topics:

Bitcoin and other Virtual Currencies, Privacy, Monetary History, Climate Economics and Development Economics, Discounting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
August Sept 2013 June Sept 2011 Vivid Economics Summer Intern London, UK Economics Consultancy, Main Practice areas: Climate Change and Development Economics The Pershing Square Foundation Summer Intern New York, USA Venture Philanthropy Fund, founders: Bill and Karen Ackman, $113 million AUM - Developed a thesis on economic empowerment which fed into the strategic review - Conducted a 5-year financial review of the Foundation - Benchmarked the Foundation on operating expenses and staffing levels Xstrata Plc. Summer Intern London, UK FTSE 100 Mining Company - Developed a report on the influence speculators exert on the copper market - Enhanced investor targeting model developed the previous summer (see below) - Attended a physical trading course at the London Metal Exchange (LME) Xstrata Plc. Summer Intern London, UK - Built an investor targeting model for roadshows in Europe and USA - Presented due-diligence on potential investors to the Head of Investor Relations

June Aug 2010

July 2009

AWARDS, LEADERSHIP AND ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE


July 2013 Coindesk Economics Correspondent, London UK Virtual Currencies News Website founded by Shakil Kahn - Write opinion columns and research pieces Bitcoin London 2013 Social Media Lead London, UK Largest European Bitcoin Conference, 300 international investors, entrepreneurs and developers - Developed and implemented a promotional strategy in the run up to the conference - Was responsible for creating and capturing conversation during the event Centre for the Study of African Economies Blogger Oxford, UK Bristol Hub Coordinator Bristol, UK Network of 25 societies and 5000 members, connecting students with ethical causes - Set up the first student-run social enterprise conference in Bristol Epigram University Newspaper, Features Correspondent Bristol, UK The UK Prime Ministers Global Fellowship Shanghai, China

July 2013

Feb 2013 June 2011 2012

June 2011 2012 July Sept 2008

LANGUAGE, IT SKILLS AND INTERESTS


Languages: English - Native; French - Competent; Hebrew Competent IT Skills: Microsoft Office; STATA, OxMetrics, ThomsonOne, Bloomberg and Photoshop (intermediate) Interests: Social Enterprise, Volunteering, Squash, Tennis, Cycling, Blitz Chess, Blogging and Cooking