Marta Rosson is a competent and energetic Agile Product coach, with over 20 years of experience within the financial services industry. Strong business knowledge in various areas of Investment Banking: Post-Trade area for Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives and FX products; Trade Finance; PnL... Proven track record of analytical and consultancy skills within financial IT projects gained from high level of exposure to all aspects of full project lifecycles in both the waterfall and agile processes.
Currently, Marta is a software process mentor, team coach, and trainer with skills in Product Ownership (business), Scrum Mastery (facilitation, communication, self-organisation), and the development team engineering practices (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration, pair programming) that allow Scrum to work. Marta has been involved with successful LeSS implementations in two major investment banks.
Started her Agile journey back in 2008 with the Agile transformation carried out in UBS with the help of Craig Larman She left London after 8 years to move back to her hometown in Sabadell, Barcelona where she joined GFT as Senior Consultant and has acted as Scrum Master, Product Owner and Agile Coach in various projects as well as being a major contributor to the growth and expansion of Agile culture within the company with the creation of an Agile practice focused on establishing community structures, the offering model, helping mature the services and the assets required to support them, aligning with the operating model of other practices, building community an networking, shaping the training path and providing support to other projects, practices and areas of the organisation.
Marta was also speaker in the most important Agile event in Spain (Conference Agile Spain) in 2016 with a talk on Specification by Example called: “Information vs Communication: Giving out vs getting through”. You can watch this talk here and find the slides here and blog summary here.
You can connect with Marta at Twitter and Linkedin.
GFT IT Consulting S.L.U., Senior Consultant
July 2013 - Present, Sant Cugat, Barcelona, ES
Currently working in GFT a German Software Provider specialised in international financial industry.
Within GFT I started with roles like Scrum Master and Team Product Owner on specific projects within the Capital Market industry (Tier 1 Investment Banks) but quickly moved into having a major role in the creation of the Agile Practice in GFT which I am leading and that was created with the intention of doing diverse activities like:
- Establishing the practice and community structures
- Establishing an offering model
- Helping mature the services and mature the assets required to support them
- Aligning with the Operational Model of the other practices whilst defining agile operational guidelines within GFT
- Building community and networking
- Testing the services and assets
- Shaping the training path
- Providing support to other practices
- Helping re-definition or roles
- Providing Coaching Support to Scrum Master, Product Owners and Executive Managment
Project wise I have worked in the implementation of various projects as Scrum Master and currently acting as Agile Coach for the implementation of a de-risking platform in the Trade Finance are at a Tier 1 Investment bank based in Germany whilst adopting an agile approach.
UBS London, Scrum Master
December 2005 - June 2011, London, London, GB
Delivery of new Data Warehouse Client Metrics as well as complete re-development of existing data model using the Scrum Agile framework and gathering the requirements using the specification by example and agile acceptance testing techniques.