Meet the Team: Ilham


In this week’s Meet the Team Series instalment we bring you one of our Transaction Reporting Officers…

Ilham Benzina!

If we had to describe Ilham in a few words, we would say she is:

  • Reliable
  • Analytical
  • Curious

How did Ilham find herself at TRAction?

Ilham explains, “Regulatory Reporting is a fast-growing area, bringing more reforms in the future which will revolutionize the way financial services operates. Working for 11 years at Thomson Reuters in Lipper Data & the customer service team covering asset management data for France, French offshore and MENA markets and later in Forex as a CRM manager, I want to continue developing my skill set in regulatory reporting and leverage my past experience to add value to TRAction and its clients.

Some of Ilham’s responsibilities…

Ilham assists with ensuring all transaction reporting for our European clients, covering EMIR, STFR and MiFIR, is completed in accordance with regulatory requirements. 

What are the most enjoyable aspects of Ilham’s role?

I tremendously value this opportunity, joining one of the best fintech companies in its field and working with amazing colleagues. I feel very lucky to join TRAction, a positive work environment, with continuous learning and a wonderful team who are always there to support and guide you,” says Ilham.

Away from the office…

Ilham notes her passion is cooking with love as it “helps me re-charge my batteries” she explains. She also enjoys to work out in the form of dancing Zumba.

If given the opportunity to go anywhere in the world, Ilham would…

Croatia, Zlatni Rat Beach in Bol on the Croatian island of Brac” Ilham tells us.

Fun facts about Ilham…

Ilham explains, “I am a good cook and creative children’s party planner from food and decoration to the entertainment. The sea is my place to be and I love watching drift car races and football.”

To wrap up, what is Ilham’s favourite quote and/or advice?

“Don’t ever stop learning and growing as a person.”

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