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Graduate profiles in Finance

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 with Honours
"Waikato Management School is the only business school in the country that gets third-year students competing in groups in a Case Competition, where you’re challenged to formulate a business strategy for a real-life company."


Luke Dingle

BMS
He’s a financial adviser by day, and a champion powerlifter by night. In his role as an associate at PlanWise in Mount Maunganui, Luke Dingle gives professional financial advice to clients about personal insurance and mortgages.


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.


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
"Throughout my career so far I have found myself applying the skills I learned in BBA papers such as international corporate finance, portfolios and markets, and economics, law and policy."


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 you dream big, Waikato can open up any door and provide you with a solid foundation to achieve on both the national and international stage."


Te Aorangi Murphy-Fell

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
"I knew that Waikato had a good reputation for caring about tikanga Māori and Māori students, so that was a big pull for me. The Management School also has a great reputation. For me, my career and life goals are not focused on making money; that’s just a by-product of doing work that is valuable in its own right. I'd like to contribute to the development and strengthening of the Māori economy, which is set to get even bigger in the future."


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.


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
"“My exchange was one of the best parts of my university life. It’s been a positive discussion point in job interviews and has definitely helped me get to where I am today.”"


Daniel Stevenson

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