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'Growing up in Fiji Islands, I experienced rising sea levels in small island states as well as excruciating heat and rise in temperature. This led me to pursue Physics and specialise in renewable energy to mitigate against climate change.'

Monishka Narayan

Consultant

WHO IS SHE:

A hybrid between Physicist, program manager and consultant– working towards renewable energy and a clean energy transition.

KEY STRENGTHS:

Research and analysis, consultancy, program management, adaptive, thinking creatively, critically and innovatively.

WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

Growing up in Fiji Islands, I experienced rising sea levels in small island states as well as excruciating heat and rise in temperature. This led me to pursue Physics and specialise in renewable energy to mitigate against climate change.
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My Journey

Where it all started for me

Completed High School

What did I end up studying?

Completed a PhD in Renewable Energy (Physics) from Charles Darwin University

Entering the industry

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My previous work experience

Started studying towards a Masters of Science at the University of South Pacific

My work placement experience

Currently working at Advisian as a hybrid between Physicist, program manager and consultant – working towards renewable energy and a clean energy transition.

What I'm doing now

My advice for anyone looking to get into the industry?

Take advantage of as many work placements and industry speakers at API events as possible - so you can get a good understanding of the many areas you can specialise in.

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