The messy kind of
that human behavior produces, and the
qualitative and quantitiative
research methods we can use to learn things from it.
of data experience. As an analyst I helped clients gain insight from data by
curating research methods
As a data specialist I've been taking on product
research and development (R&D)
En route to
In the near future I plan on using
tools like machine learning to tell human stories to the world’s most influential
For data analysis
R, Excel, and SQL.
PowerPoint, Tableau, PowerBI and HTML.
February 2022 - July 2022 (6 months)
I am responsible for scoping, prototyping, testing, and documenting data tools and methodologies. I also collaborate with other teams to ensure the right data resources are implemented well across the business.
September 2019 - January 2022 (2 years 6 months)
I was responsible for compiling reports on social media sentiment using proprietary data analytics software, R, Excel, and PowerPoint. During this time I completed two research studies of the South African banking industry, automated reporting processes, developed new measures and visualisations, and contributed to the team's best practices.
February 2018 - August 2019 (1 year 6 months)
This role involved report writing for corporate clients. My core goal was to help our clients make better decisions based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of social media data.
When I met my boyfriend, I sometimes felt a tinge of regret that we never got to make an adorable meet-cute story, despite living in the same city for five years and attending the same university. Our story isn't unique from many couples in 2020- in a trough between COVID waves, we started speaking online, on Bumble, a dating app.
Thanks to Google's location history quietly ticking away collecting GPS data in the background I thought that I could potentially find an answer to how fatefully our paths criss-crossed before we met. Just how closely did we come to potentially having an eyes-meet-across-the-room moment?
In both 2020 and 2021 I published research on social media sentiment towards South Africa’s main retail banks. I welcomed coverage in the press and did a number of interviews.
Most impactfully, I was able to present my findings to the chief executive level of all the major banks. I also spent some valuable time with key regulatory bodies, including the Reserve Bank.