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John  Karuitha

John Karuitha

PhD Candidate

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


My Certifications

These are the industry credentials that I’ve earned.

Other Certificates

Harvard University (Online Via EdX) Professional Certificate in Data Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Online Via EdX) The Analytics Edge

Datacamp Data Scientist with R

Emory University (Online via Coursera) Reproducible Templates for Analysis & Dissemination.

Udemy The Linux Command Line Bootcamp: Beginner to Power User.

Udemy R Programming: Advanced Analytics in R for Data Science.

Udemy Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp with R.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor

KASNEB Certified Public Accountant of Kenya

DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Trounceflow | Feb 2022 - Jun 2022

Macroeconomic Statistician Specialising in Sovereign Debt


African Center for the Study of the United States at Wits University (Wits ACSUS) | Jan 2022 - Present

Associate Research Fellow


University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | Feb 2017 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant


Karatina University | Oct 2012 - Present

Tutorial Fellow


NECLI CBO | Oct 2009 - Dec 2010

Project Manager, Environmental Conservation and Livelihoods


Twana Twitu Cares | Jan 2008 - Sep 2009

Finance Officer


Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis | Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Research Assistant


Tandare Day Secondary School | Jun 2001 - Aug 2004



My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Doctor of Philosophy in Financial EconomicsUniversity of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | 2022
Master of Business Administration in FinanceEgerton University | 2006
Bachelor of Education in Math & EconomicsEgerton University | 2001

About Me

John  Karuitha

Researcher in financial economics providing data-driven, action-oriented solutions to business problems through data analysis. Proficient in R programming, Ms Excel, Git and Github, with intermediate Python and SQL. Can lead/mentor teams.

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