Alumni Profiles

You can find successful AUT alumni all over the world. On this page you can read more about some of our alumni. If you are one of our alumni, have a story to tell and would like to be featured here, please contact us. 

Marketing Manager, Drinksworks (Australia). 

William Papesch is the uber-talented marketer who is behind the iconic Tui ‘Catch a Million and ‘Tui Plumber’ campaigns, and is on an incredible career journey which all started with AUT’s Bachelor of Business degree. 
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William Papesch


Product Development/Textile Designer, Basford Brands, Geelong, Australia
Bachelor of Design in Textile Design

Since graduating in 2011, Gabrielle has worked for two well-known homeware companies. In her current role at Basfords Brands, she is in charge of textile design and product development.
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Gabrielle MacDonald


Senior Researcher, Medical School Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Doctor of Philosophy (Global Public Health, Human Potential Centre)

Since completing her PhD and graduating from AUT, Katja has worked as a consultant for the World Health Organisation. In 2014, she moved with her family to Germany and took up a senior researcher job at the Medical School Hamburg. 
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2014 Katja Siefken


Analyst, Goldman Sachs, Sydney, Australia
Bachelor of Business

Since graduating in 2012, Alexandra has been working finance, more specifically in a markets-facing role in interest rates and some foreign exchange.
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2014 Alexander Saks


Last updated: 25-Nov-2016 12.21pm

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