Shine was an intern with us from May - August 2020. He is currently completing a BSc in economics, statistics, and computer science as a Robertson Scholar at Duke University. Prior to this, Shine had served as Chairperson of the Wellington City Youth Council and Chairperson of the Economic Development, Science and Innovation select committee at New Zealand Youth Parliament 2019.
At Motu, Shine worked with Arthur Grimes on various papers relating to wellbeing Economics.
Shine spends his spare time playing tennis, reading, watching YouTube, and enjoying movies (particularly if they are directed by Christopher Nolan).