What degree did you study at university?
BCom (Honours) Quantitative Finance at the University of Johannesburg
Can you tell us why you chose this career?
To learn about new cutting-edge technologies and skills to assist business in make the right value added decisions.
What’s a typical day like in your job?
Running codes, researching and learning, analytics, reporting of findings
What are the some of the highlights and challenges of your role?
Highlights: Data, Teradata, SAS, PowerBI, Excel
Challenges: Results are not always used, ideas not nourished, sometimes the tasks are not direct
How do you keep up to date with all the changes in your profession?
I try to acquire knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in the data science field. I ensure that I make time for continuous learning as technology skills are advancing all the time.
What do you enjoy doing for fun outside of the office?
Spending time with my family and writing.