Tay Rui Lin

Country: Singapore
Sector: Other Industries
Job title: Economist
Subject of study: Financial Economics
Year of graduation: 2019
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Moody’s Analytics

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Spend a year in Google as a TVC. Starting new role with Moody’s Analytics as Economist starting 13 December 2021.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

Being an economist/data analyst has always been my passion.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Singapore Society. Postgraduate Society.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Dissertation was the biggest highlight. Appreciate the support given by my supervisor as well as all the friends lecturers, faculty and staff who supported me.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

Studying environment.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Safety choice.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Quantitative and technical degree improved transferrable skillsets and honed analytical ability. Improved communication skills with diverse student body.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Be curious and always question.

What are your plans for the future?

Eventually be a macrostrategist in a hedge fund.


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