Tanushree Misra, BI Internal Consultant, Sanlam

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Tanushree Misra, BI Internal Consultant, Sanlam

What degree did you study at university?

BBusSci (Finance)

What is your role at Sanlam?

BI Internal Consultant

Why did you choose this career?

It picked me. Joining Sanlam expanded my financial services experience and was an opportunity to learn about insurance and asset management. BI is the new kid on the block and it was an amazing opportunity to learn about consulting and the full implementation of projects. Also, the opportunity to work with the Deloitte team was great.

What does your typical day entail?

Daily update meetings, engagements with stakeholders, data analysis and testing of modelling, process engineering and documentation.

What are the highlights and challenges of your role? 

Highlights: learning opportunity is massive.

Challenges: Managing difficult people.

How do you keep up to date with all the changes in your field of work?

McKinsey insights, Business Day, Bloomberg and colleagues in the industry.

What do you enjoy doing outside of the office?

I love being outdoors so I really enjoy running and hiking. Also, I enjoy trying out new restaurants and wine farms.