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Michael Calvert

Michael Calvert, Analyst

Michael leverages his strong analytical skills to resolve competition and policy problems.

Michael joined our team in early 2023 following the completion of his postgraduate study in economics and finance at the University of Canterbury.

Michael’s dissertation used econometric techniques to examine whether bank competition leads to efficient capital allocation.

During his time at university, Michael was both a teaching assistant and a research assistant, facilitating his strong research and communication skills. Michael also completed internships with the Bank of New Zealand’s financial markets team, and at Impact Ventures, a New Zealand firm specialising in impact investing advisory and corporate finance.

Career path

  • 2020

    Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance, University of Canterbury

  • 2020-2022

    Teaching Assistant, University of Canterbury

  • 2020-2022

    Research Assistant, University of Canterbury

  • 2021

    Intern Analyst, Impact Ventures

  • 2021

    Financial Markets Intern, Bank of New Zealand

  • 2022

    Master of Commerce in Economics and Finance, University of Canterbury

  • 2023

    Joined HoustonKemp