What degree did you study at university?

BBusSci (Finance with Accounting) -UCT

MCom (Risk Management of Financial Markets) – UCT (AIFMRM)

What is your role at RMB?

Graduate (Credit Analyst)

Can you tell us why you chose this career? 

Out of an interest in financial markets and banking.

What’s a typical day like in your job?

Analysing counterparties from a credit worthiness perspective, mostly looking at a fundamental analysis approach.

What are the some of the highlights and challenges of your role?

Highlights: exposure to a variety of different companies and industries.

Challenges: remaining competent from a quantitative point of view in a very unquantitative role.

How do you keep up to date with all the changes in your profession?

Continuously reading and staying up to date with trends, lots of podcasts and online learning opportunities.

What do you enjoy doing for fun outside of the office?

Sport, any and all!

Matthew Kroon - Graduate Credit Analyst