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Mari-Leigh D'Emiljo

Data Scientist/Analyst

Cape Town, South Africa
Studied Statistics at Stellenbosch University
Studied Actuarial Science at The University of the Free State
Information Technology & Services
Joined November 11, 2023



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An actuarial/statistical graduate, seeking employment in a statistical field able to provide a structured environment ideal for opportunities of growth as well as personal and professional development. Completed an intense eighteen-month course as a GAP (Graduate Accelerate Program) Trainee at the central Bank of Namibia and continued a contract basis for a total of 3 years. Proven analytical, interpersonal, and technical aptitudes and adept at handling and interpreting data. An ideal role would be as a potential data scientist/engineer/analyst working with big data samples
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Straightline Publishin
Jan 2021 – Dec 2022
Data Analyst
Writing/implementation of automation solutions using Python scripts and SQL queries for efficient data extraction, significantly optimising internal processes. Assisting with content editing, proofreading and quality control. Implementing market strategies from management, managing social media accounts, and advising on data focused market trends. Coordinating with Logistics and Operations to manage inventory, distribution, and logistics to ensure timely book deliveries and efficient operations. General Administrative Tasks such as client correspondence, creating/organising invoices, resolving discrepancies, tracking outstanding payments and orders received.
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The Central Bank of Namibia
Jun 2019 – May 2020
Windhoek, Namibia
Research Officer
Responsibilities: Continuous consolidation of market liquidity data yield curve reports and dissemination of the information to the respective internal and external stakeholders. Detection of emerging developments in the banking industry’s liquidity conditions for recommendation to the Economist and Senior Economist in the appropriate course of action. Adept at Government Bond Auctions, including treasury bills, as well as continuous support to clients in the tendering process. Analysis of developments in the money and bond market to create dynamic up to date view of the current domestic and international economy. Assisting with analysis / reviews / investigations as requested
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The Central Bank of Namibia
Jan 2018 – May 2019
Windhoek, Namibia
Graduate Accelerate Trainee
Responsibilities: When I was a trainee at the Bank of Namibia, I worked on a rotational basis in 3 departments in the bank that matched my required skill set as an actuarial candidate, including: Banking Supervision (Assistant Financial Analyst) Interpretation and dynamic forecasting of confidential banking information for compliance and regulation. Collaboration on an interdepartmental project concerning viable stress testing models and the implementation thereof (as a micro-economic tool for commercial banking) Working as a team player on projects concerning the implementation of Basel III and Credit Bureau extensions Research (Research Analyst) Collaboration on an interdepartmental project concerning viable stress testing models and the implementation thereof (as a Macro-environment tool for the domestic economy). Reporting on the feasibility of confidential recommendations before they are written into law Detail orientated capture of parameters to be implemented in a Financial Stability Index model. Collaboration in the creation of a new Financial Stability Index Model. Financial Markets (Assistant Risk Analyst) Acted in treasury operations risk & control issues across the full range of FI products, activities, and processes Presented achieved proposals in the domain of operational risk prevention and measurement. Assistance in the maintenance and enhancement of various risk management tools including the derivative counterparty risk management system Ensured consistency and integrity of modelling techniques employed by the investment team
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Stellenbosch University
Jan 2022 – Jun 2023
BCOM HONS , Statistics
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The University of the Free State
Jan 2013 – Dec 2016
BSC, Actuarial Science