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Sep 2012Present

Economics MA (Hons). Predicted 2:1

University of Edinburgh

Current Electives: Essentials of Econometrics, Applications of Econometrics, Topics in Microeconomics, Topics in Macroeconomics, Topics in Economic Analysis, Investment and Securities Markets

Extra Curricular:

- Business Society Treasurer, former Business Society Rugby Captain

- Scottish Students Business Conference Organiser

- Writer for Satirical Magazine Edinburgh Flipside and the Scottish Rugby Blog


Stewart's Melville College

- Advanced Highers: French, Economics (B)

Economics Dissertation: "The economic impact of strengthening the Yuan"

- Highers: Maths, Economics, French, Biology (A) English (B)

Extra Curricular:

1stXV rugby, Scottish Schools Cup Semi finalist 2011

 House Captain 2010-2011 and Prefect 2011-12

Deputy head of Charities Committee 2011-12

Work History

Aug 2015Present

Market Intelligence Analyst

HW Anderson

- Collating data for an executive Commodity  trading and equities headhunter

- Working with some of the largest global Investment Banks

- Profiling candidates and job specifications to client's needs

- Working 10 hours per week during term time

Jul 2012Aug 2015

Sales Associate


- Maintaining high standards of customer service, punctuality and professionalism, flourishing during peak trade times of Boxing Day and seasonal salesMember of 'Model Store' team, organising shop layout

- Aid training of temporary seasonal staff

-Member of 'Model Store' team, organising shop layout

Jan 2012May 2015

Intermediate 2 and Higher Maths Tutor

Aiding 14-16 year olds in their SQA maths qualifications, improved student from C level (December prelim) to A grade in May final exam

Skills and interests


Sport: Edinburgh 10km (44:21) £500 raised for Cancer Research, University Business Rugby Captain

Well Travelled: Enjoy learning and experiencing different cultures across the world, extensively in Europe

Journalism: Interviewed former Scotland international Scott Hastings for the Scottish Rugby Blog, contribute frequent articles


Languages: French - strong proficiency both written and spoken

I.T: Good command of Microsoft Office, use of specialist software (STATA, SPSS, Audacity interview)

Bloomberg Aptitude Test scores: 22% higher than median in Global Markets, 10% higher in News Analytics, Analytical Reasoning and Economics

Ability to work under pressure and productively as a member of a team or using own initiative

References: Available on Request