Treasurer – Shannon Akers

Degree: Bachelor of Economics (Major in Finance)

Profile

Shannon is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Economics (major in Finance) and hopes to find enter a graduate program in 2021. As a finance major, she has always had a keen interest in the impact of the public policy on financial markets.

When not in class or at work, Shannon can be found reading books on white collar crime and politics. Aside from this, she loves beach-going, finding new vegan recipes to make, and spending time with family and friends

Work Experiences

Shannon currently works as an Equity Clerk at Monex Securities Australia where she has improved her understanding of accounting practices and gained exposure to financial markets. Prior to this, Shannon worked at Flight Centre as a foreign exchange consultant.

In The Future

Shannon hopes to utilise the skills she has gained at university to start a career in the public sector, ideally as a policy graduate, as she is passionate about matters of Australia’s national interest. More importantly, she hopes to join a workplace that values equity and equality.

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