• What field do you currently work in? *
    Finance (statistical arbitrage)
  • What is the highest degree in astronomy/physics you have received? *
  • What is/was your most recent academic position in astronomy/physics? *
  • What has been your career path since you completed your degree? *
    Working in family finance business
  • What were the most important factors that led you to leave astronomy and/or academia?
    Availability of jobs in my native country, a unique opportunity for a family finance business
  • What city and country do you live in and/or work in?
    Sydney, Australia
  • What’s something you greatly miss about grad school? What about something you definitely don’t miss?
    Collegiate atmosphere, cheap delicious social lunches
  • What have been particularly valuable skills for your current job that you gained through completing your degree?
    Computer coding in C, a natural skepticism of results and attention to detail
  • Describe a typical day at work.
    Very similar to a day during my PhD
  • What is your level of satisfaction with your current job?