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Podcast: Episode 44 – Andrew Cates, his career

These are the show notes for episode 44 of the Travels in a Mathematical World Podcast. 44 is the smallest number which is the sum of a reversible pair of non-palindromic primes. More about 44 from Number Gossip.

Dr Andrew Cates, CEO of SOS Children, talks about his career working for Shell as strategy consultancy, country manager for Shell in Côte d’Ivoire, as co-ordinating manager for “everything Shell sold to ships worldwide” and in charge of gas and power business in Europe. Andrew also talks his recent work for charity SOS Children, the world’s largest orphan and abandoned children’s charity.

This recording was made live during the panel discussion at the Young Researchers in Mathematics 2009 Conference at the University of Cambridge. Find out more about future events at the Young Researchers in Mathematics website. You can watch the whole panel discussion, including an extended question & answer session as “Where has maths taken you?

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