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CV - Updated 11 th April 2007

Curriculum Vitae - Celeste Fauconnier

Contact Details

E-mail Address : celeste.fauconnier@rmb.co.za

Personal Details

Nationality : South African
Place of Birth : Johannesburg, South Africa
Sex : Female
Languages : English - Fluent
Afrikaans - Fluent
German - Basic conversational and written
Flemish - Basic conversational and written
Health : Excellent
Drivers License : South African Code EB – Motor Vehicle (No endorsements)
Computer Literacy : MSOffice, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Lotus Notes
Hobbies / Interests : Sport - Action netball and golf
Member of the Prince’s Grant Golf Estate
Enjoy socializing and reading, especially business magazines
Keen traveller

Career Objective

My area of interest is corporate foreign policy. I am specifically interested in good corporate governance of different countries and assessing risk issues such as corruption, human rights, terrorism and pressure groups. I would also welcome an opportunity in corporate governance or other areas like business intelligence or corporate communications, another area I am very enthusiastic about.



2001 – 2004 : University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape (Full time)

- BA International Studies
- Subjects: Political Science, History, German, Sociology, Applied Value and Policy Studies, English, Economics, Information Science

2005 – 2005 : University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng (Full time)

- BA (Hons) International Relations
- Subjects: Theory of International Relations, World Trade Organization, South African and - Corporate Foreign Policy, International Political Economy
- 2005 Main Assignment (Long Essay): From the Washington Consensus to a “Political” Washington Consensus?: The World Bank Ideology in the Post Cold War Era in Africa

2006 – 2006 : University of the Witwatersrand

World of Work Training and Internship Programme


1996 – 2000 : Randburg Hoërskool (Afrikaans High), Johannesburg

- Matric Exemption: Independent Examinations Board (IEB): “B” Aggregate
- Subjects: English (2nd Language), Afrikaans (1st Language), Mathematics (SG), Business Economics (HG), Science (HG), Computer Studies (SG)*
- Distinctions obtained for Mathematics and English

* SG = Standard Grade HG = Higher Grade

Special Achievements

Stellenbosch University

Member of the Maties Community Service Society (2001)

Member of the UN Stellenbosch Chapter (2005). Attended meetings addressing global political and economic issues

5th Team Maties netball player (2001-2002)

Randburg Hoërskool (Afrikaans High)


School prefect and member of the Student Representative Council (SRC) (2000)
Netball Vice-Captain (2000)
Class Captain and member of the Student Representative Council (SRC) (1999)


1st team netball (1998 – 2000)
Provincial colours in netball – Gauteng Province (1995, 1998-2000)
Gauteng Province “Top Ten” Netball Team (2000)
Senior Netball Player of the Year (2000)


Senior choir of Randburg Afrikaans Highschool (1997-1999) and actor in several school revues and cabarets

Work Experience

COMPANY : Esteé Lauder (Cresta Edgars, Johannesburg, South Africa)
POSITION : Part-time promotional worker
DATES : January 1998 to December 1998
DUTIES : General duties e.g. developing customer awareness

COMPANY : American Ski Company (Killington, Vermont, USA)
POSITION : Employee at the Killington Ski Lodge
DATES : November 2003 to February 2004
DUTIES : Serving food and beverages to customers
Cleaning and cooking
General customer service
Till operator
Closing the cafeteria books after hours

COMPANY : Fantasy Promotions (Black Jack Events), Johannesburg
POSITION : Part-time promotional worker
DATES : January 2005 to January 2006
DUTIES : General duties of a promotional worker

COMPANY : African Institute for Corporate Citizenship (AICC)
POSITION : Part-time researcher
DATES : 2 March 2006 to 11 March 2006
DUTIES : Assisting in the finalisation of a report on Corporate
Governance for the African Peer Review Mechanism

COMPANY : Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), Sandton
POSITION : Intern (Change Management and Recruitment)
DATES : 19 April 2006 – 28 February 2007
DUTIES : Assisting the recruitment department and change
management in the business units

COMPANY : Rand marchant Bank
POSITION : Political Risk Analyst (Treasury)
DATES : 1 March 2007 - Current
DUTIES : Assess political risk in different countries

References are available on request.


At 11:01 PM, Blogger Sam said...

CorporateForeignPolicy.com - sounds like its up your alley and worth checking out!

Cheers, Sam


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