Mr. SEA Explorer
South African working in Southeast Asia, and enjoying traveling the region. Tech and consulting background. Strong final year research project (3.7), despite poor UG results. Eligible for Italian citizenship. Native English speaker, fluent in Afrikaans, with basic proficiency in Italian, Zulu, and Tagalog.
Target School: SDA Bocconi
Considering: Warwick Business School, Said Business School, Cambridge Judge Business School, IMD, INSEAD
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Application Status: Open
Undergrad School: University of Cape Town
Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering
Age: 28, Ethnicity: White
Extracurriculars: Scuba Diving - certified rescue diver | Kayaking - multi-day marathon competitor | Debating - world championship competitor
Title: Country Manager
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos
Title: Business Analyst
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 6 mos
Big Life Wins:
Organised world’s largest university debating tournament with almost 1000 participants. Promoted twice in 3 years, now leading a 160-person team, managing a $2.8M budget. Closed deals with multinational companies, and doubled revenue in my business unit.
Post MBA Goal:
Post-MBA goal is to relocate to Europe, leveraging my degree to pursue a career in management consulting or general management/business development/operations roles. While industry-agnostic, I’m particularly interested in FMCG and established companies over startups/founder-led firms.
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