After winning ‘Academic of the Year’ in both senior years in secondary school, Pierce went on to study Economics in Trinity College Dublin, graduating with a first-class honours in May of this year. While studying at TCD, Pierce worked on the organisational committee of the Trinity Economic Forum, serving as head of logistics for the 2014 event. Pierce had extensive involvement in social enterprises during his time in college, reaching the UK final of the McKinsey Venture Academy in 2013. He joined Deloitte in September of this year, working as an analyst in their Strategy & Operations consulting practice. In the future, he plans to pursue an MBA in the USA and go on to work with in the start-up environment.
Undergraduate Award Overall & Programme Winner in 2014
University: Trinity College Dublin
An Investigation into the Momentum Anomaly in the Market for Bitcoin