Graduate profiles in Finance

Stuart Barrass

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies as a management consultant for Ernst & Young (EY), based at their global headquarters in London. Stuart helps his clients find ways to use or adapt to new technologies. He’s also involved in the EY Startup Challenge,which gives Europe’s best start-ups an opportunity to test their innovations on clients.

Ryan Clark

Bachelor of Business Analysis
When contemplating which degree to take at uni after high school, Waikato Management School’s solid international reputation was what really stood out for Ryan Clark.

David Dai

Bachelor of Management Studies
The future looks promising for David Dai, who’s just landed a top role as a senior associate at BNZ Waikato – normally reserved for the best and brightest graduates after 12 months of intensive training.

Hannah Dinh

Master of Management Studies
Since completing a Master of Management Studies in Finance with first class honours, Hannah Dinh is now employed as an operations analyst for Microsoft in Singapore.

Sam Franicevic

Former Hamilton Boys’ High Head Prefect Sam Franicevic has been playing the guitar since he was 11. Since then, he has developed a passion for the guitar which has evolved into composing for many different genres of music.

Sam Gibb

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Sam Gibb isn't one to rest on his laurels. In-between working as an analyst at Symphony Financial Partners in Singapore and travelling frequently, he's also finding time to train for a marathon.

Hana Grant

Master of Business Administration
Hana Grant (Ngati Pikiao and Tapuika) graduated with an MBA in 2010. A highlight from her study was the 10-day study tour to China and Singapore.

Hayden Johnston

Bachelor of Business Analysis

Tom Lochore

Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Tom works as a Scrum Master, or project manager, at Datacom, a company that builds, designs, and runs IT systems for businesses.

Thomas Macdonald

Master of Management Studies
Having grown up on a dairy farm in Gordonton, Thomas Macdonald has always been passionate about farming. He says it was a huge advantage for him to study agribusiness at Waikato University.

Sharma McIntyre

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Variety is the spice of life for Waikato Management School graduate Sharma McIntyre, who is employed as a strategy manager at Spark New Zealand in Auckland.

Sean McKenna

Master of Management Studies
“If a boy from Koromatua can make it on Wall Street with the world’s best investment firm, then anyone can do it,” says Waikato graduate Sean McKenna.

Matthew Osborne

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
When he’s not focused on the financial markets, Matthew Osborne is enjoying the waves on Sydney’s northern beaches. The BMS(Hons) graduate works for the financial markets team at Westpac Institutional Bank, where his expertise in in foreign exchange (FX) derivatives.

Greg Pearce

Bachelor of Business Analysis, Master of Business Administration
Greg Pearce has yachts, and worked on international aerospace and energy projects. Now he's done a Certificate of University Preparation (CUP) and is studying two degrees at Waikato University.

Genevieve Pye

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Genevieve Pye landed an exciting internship at Waikato Rugby Union and says the Bachelor of Management Studies degree has given her a fantastic springboard for her future career.

Bradley Sam

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Bradley Sam has enjoyed a stellar career since completing a double degree in management and law at Waikato, majoring in Economics, Finance and Law. He is now employed as a management consultant in Sydney, Australia.

Daniel Stevenson

Bachelor of Management Studies
When Daniel Stevenson finished his Bachelor of Management Studies degree in 2010, he headed straight to Sydney to work for Deutsche Bank.