# Careers in Mathematics and Statistics

One question frequently asked by students is "What jobs can I get if I graduate with a degree majoring in mathematics and statistics?".

We cannot answer this question. The fact is that our graduates have many and varied careers. As you will see from the profiles on these pages, people with mathematics or statistics in their degrees are employed in the finance industry, by government, in marketing, as engineers and in many areas.

Please browse our graduate profiles, careers talks and external careers resources to find out more about what a degree majoring in mathematics or statistics can do for your career prospects.

## Contact us

**Christine Mangelsdorf**

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Melbourne

Victoria 3010

Email: mangel@unimelb.edu.au

## PhD

Lisa Carbone - Associate Professor, Rutgers University

Andrew Conway - Chairman and founder, Silicon Genetics

Michael Landman - Business Development Manager, BHP Billiton Petroleum

Drew McCormack - Scientific Programmer, Free University of Amsterdam

Fraser Murrell - Quantitative Analyst

Stephan Tillmann - Postdoctoral Fellow, Départment de mathématiques, Université de Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

## Masters Degree

Patty Chondros - Biostatistician in Primary Care, University of Melbourne

Suzanne Findlay - Assistant Fund Manager

Peter Greilach - Senior Environmental Consultant

## Pass/Honours Degree

Roderick Barnard - Partner, Accenture

Dan Boulton - Manager of Operations, Carlton and United Brewery

Julie Evans - Director, Labour Supply and Conditions Section, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Jenny Haitidis - Consultant, SMS Management and Consultancy

Cameron Henderson - Meteorologist, Bureau of Meteorology

Natalie Karavasarmis - Statistician, Cancer Council of Victoria

Andrew Lampert - Research/Software Engineer, CSIRO

Lachlan Opray - Product Development Manager, Impact Data Pty Ltd

Ian Phillips - Director, I&J Management Services

Inka Tanaya - Mathematician/Statistician, Atronic Australia

Lynette Webb - Strategy Director, Carat International

Laura White - Petroleum Engineer, Woodside Offshore Petroleum

Company/Organisation | Presenter |
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University of Melbourne | Liuhua Peng |

Cognizant | Michael Camarri |

Genpact | Robin Chua |

Agriculture Victoria | Murray Hannah |

Four Quarters Recruitment | Kilian Lee |

AE Capital | Lyle Pakula |

City West Water | Chris Jones and Alysha Edmonds |

Ernst & Young | Ian Crofts, Jessica Dimovski and Summer Lawrence |

IBM Research | Jürg von Känel |

SitePoint | Leni Mayo |

Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) | Jon Kastelan |

Department of Human Services | Dr Xiaogang Chen |

CSIRO | Dr Andreas Ernst |

Murdoch Children's Research Institute | Professor John Carlin |

Biarri Commercial Mathematics | Joe Forbes |

JANA Investment Advisers | Robert Sicilia |

I & J Management Services | Ian Phillips |

Integrated Management Information Systems Pty Ltd | Dr Guy Eitzen |

Grange Asset Management | Paul O'Halloran |

ANZ Market Risk | Dr Jaime Bulbeck |

Looking for a job? Help is available at Universities Careers service.

Other interesting careers sites:

- Australian Mathematical Society careers page and job search
- Statistical Society of Australia jobs board and careers page
- Data Science Graduate Programs and Discover Data Science - resources for careers and study in Data Science
- UNSW's maths and stats careers page
- StatsSci
- Mathematical Association of America
- MathJobs.org
- math-jobs.com
- Guide to Mathematics and Statistics: Programs & Careers and Guide to Careers in Analytics, Data Science and Business Intelligence at OnlineEducation.com