Neil Moraes

Neil completed a Master of Operations Research. He now works as a consultant at Broad Solutions Ltd.

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“I studied a Master of Operations Research (Honours) at the University of Auckland. I chose this programme because it built on the skills I developed during my undergraduate degree and would provide a great foundation for my career.

“My thesis topic was High Prices in the New Zealand Electricity Market. This involved identifying the key mechanisms that drive electricity prices in the New Zealand Electricity Market with an aim to develop a demand model that could be used to determine when high prices will occur.

“I loved the freedom to choose the direction of research – it was a real change from my undergraduate degree, and I really liked having this control over my study. I wanted a flexible degree that gave me a lot of career options and didn’t restrict me to a certain field or job.

“I’m currently working as a consultant at Broad Solutions Ltd, which provides consulting services to large corporates and SMEs in New Zealand and internationally. We provide services in a variety of sectors including oil and gas, electricity, metering, telecommunications, forestry, insurance, transport, and medical software.”