What degree did you study at university?

Bsc Computer Science

What is your role at Sanlam?

Data Graduate

Can you tell us why you chose this career?

Sanlam gives me a unique opportunity which allows me to experience both financial/corporate world along with data/computer science roles. It is as opportunity to learn things I could never learn elsewhere

What’s a typical day like in your job?

Daily update meetings, working on important tasks pertaining to data transformation and management, data analysis and engaging with stakeholders

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

Highlights: the opportunity to learn interesting and cutting-edge skills

Challenges: Engaging with stakeholders who don’t communicate

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

Youtube, Udemy, StackOverFlow as well as Social media and other articles/research papers for a particular area

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

I enjoy Gaming, football and playing golf. Moving to Cape Town has also boosted my interest in being a foodie and as well as exercise in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.