Taryn Reddy – Quantitative Analyst

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Taryn Reddy – Quantitative Analyst

What degree did you study at university?

BCom. General in Mathematics and Economics, BSc. Honors in Mathematics, University of Witwatersrand

What is your role at FNB?

Quantitative Analyst

Why did you choose this career?

I wanted a role that allowed me to be analytical but gave me the freedom to be creative at the same time. My degree helped me find this path.

What does your typical day entail?

A lot of SAS and excel.

What are the highlights and challenges of your role? 

Highlights: Learning new skills and the reward of seeing your work help others.

Challenges: The learning curve is quite steep as my degree did not quite prepare me for this but once it is over, I’m sure it will be a highlight.

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

In the space I work in there are many forums that make sure that we are all up to date. Some are monthly, others are twice a year. It just depends on how continuously changing the area is.

What do you enjoy doing outside of the office?

Gym, yoga and drinks with my team 🙂

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