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Our Purpose:

We inspire you to believe the impossible is possible

Our people

David Buxton

David co-founded decisionLab 2011. Although the decision sciences landscape has evolved rapidly over this time, his mission remains the same: to help our clients grow their business through more effective decision making.

David Buxton

Founder, Executive Chairman & Business Development Director

Ian Griffiths

Ian oversees the running of the business and its strategic development. With a career in science and technology spanning 25 years and multiple sectors, he maintains his passion for creating innovative and exciting solutions that have an impact.

Ian Griffiths

Chief Executive Officer

Ben Jordan

Ben is a junior consultant within the Simulation team with a background in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research. He is currently an undergraduate at the University of Warwick taking a placement year to gain industry experience and explore his interest in simulation.

Ben Jordan

Junior Consultant

Anna Callegari

Anna has a variety of marketing, account management and admin experience under her belt and worked at film studios such Paramount Pictures and Sony. More recently she worked at Westrock, a creative, design and packaging company. She is looking forward to a new challenge and happy to join a growing business.

Anna Callegari

Operations Manager

Chris Smith-Clarke

Chris heads up the data science team, working across the full spectrum of data science, from requirements gathering and data exploration, through to building production ready machine learning pipelines and innovative applications of reinforcement learning. Chris helps ensure we extract maximum value from data and build robust and reliable predictive models.

Chris Smith-Clarke

Principal Data Scientist

Damien Lopez

Damien is a DRL Engineer with a background in Mechatronics. His area of expertise is agent optimisation in environments with partial observability along with research into intrinsic motivation. He has significant international experience in the automotive industry and has lead development on projects on the forefront of Digital Transformation.

Damien Lopez

Deep Reinforcement Learning Engineer

Devika Kaul

Devika’s academic background includes degrees in physics and environmental modelling, which gave her a good understanding of fundamental modelling and optimisation principles. She has worked on a variety of interesting projects, including modelling river catchment hydrology,

Devika Kaul

Consultant

Dom Weldon

Dom Weldon is a Principal Software Engineer. Dom’s team works with data scientists and consultants to develop models and turn them into production ready tools.

Dom Weldon

Principal Software Engineer

Alex Sparkes

Alex is a senior consultant within the mathematical modelling team with a background in Physics. He has experience applying a range of modelling and analytic techniques to solve problems in a range of industries including nuclear, renewables and defence.

Alex Sparkes

Senior Consultant

Kelvin Yeung

Kelvin is a consultant with an extensive background in Rail. He worked on major rail infrastructure projects as a system, track and simulation engineer.

Kelvin Yeung

Senior Consultant

Kevis Pachos

Dr Kevis Pachos holds a Ph.D in Environmental Engineering with application to water resources management. His area of expertise is the implementation of adaptive modelling approaches for water resources planning given multiple uncertainties, used to optimise decisions such as how much to invest in water conservation and the construction of reservoirs, transfers, wastewater reuse and desalination plants.

Kevis Pachos

Associate Senior Consultant

Rachel Hancock

Rachel is a highly experienced Senior HR Consultant, with extensive employment law knowledge, providing jargon free and commercial HR advice. Rachel prides herself on her ability to seek calmness in a storm, nipping problems in the bud before they become full blown nightmares. She listens carefully, rapidly understands issues and quickly follows up with clear analysis of situations with succinct options and routes to available solutions.

Rachel Hancock

HR Consultant (Emphasis HR)

Peter Riley

Peter is a simulation modeler with a background in Mathematics. He has built agent-based, discrete event and system dynamics simulations for a wide range of industries, including: pharmaceutical, food and defence.

Peter Riley

Senior Consultant

Joshua Liu

Joshua is an experienced consultant with expertise in optimisation and inventory control. He has a wide range of research interests, including: forecasting, stochastic modelling, and financial market.

Joshua Liu

Consultant

Panagiotis Samartzis

Panagiotis is an experienced mathematical modeller, specialising in Machine Learning and Optimisation in order to solve operational problems in a variety of sectors, such as water, utilities, aerospace and others. He holds an M.Sc. in Operational Research & Business Analytics from Lancaster University.

Panagiotis Samartzis

Senior Consultant

Vince Jankovics

Vince is an engineer with expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. He received his MSc degree from the University of Bristol and now he has started a PhD at City, University of London. He is interested in autonomous systems and AI with emphasis on perception, decision making and control.

Vince Jankovics

Associate Consultant

Jacob Whyte

Jacob is a Junior Simulation Consultant as part of the simulation team, with a background in computer science. Jacob originally joined as part of the Kickstart Scheme and has now moved to being a full time member at Decision Lab.

Jacob Whyte

Junior Simulation Consultant

Yi (Joy) Kuo

With background in agent-based modelling and analytics, Joy develops simulation models at Decision Lab. She is passionate about modelling human behaviour and processes, and has extensive experience in behaviour analytics and workplace simulation.

Yi (Joy) Kuo

Simulation Consultant

We are guided by our values:

Applied Creativity

We think creatively, trying to solve problems differently to others, asking questions and trying to find new methods

Happiness

We want the company to be a happy place for all people involved – our staff, our clients and our partners

Best in class

We strive for the best and most effective, be it the people we employ, the techniques we apply, the clients and partners we work with

Boldness

We actively seek to challenge ourselves in the projects we take on and in the ways we solve them and are not afraid to fail, but we learn from them

Passion

We approach our work with real enthusiasm, are determined to deliver, and take ownership and responsibility for our activities

Diversity & Inclusion

We want to have an environment in the office and positively contribute to a community where those of all ages, races, classes, ethnicities, gender identities or expressions, sexual identities, abilities, sizes, nationalities, cultures, faiths, neurotypes and backgrounds can feel welcome and experience a sense of belonging.

The behaviours we expect of our staff are to:

  • Be inclusive.
  • Be supportive of your colleagues.
  • Be collaborative.
  • Be kind.
  • Be a good listener.

Current Opportunities

Our graduate recruitment campaign has now closed, but we're still interested to hear from excellent candidates.

We are also interested in taking junior consultants for fixed-term internships and industrial placements.

Please get in touch and send us your CV to jobs@decisionlab.co.uk.

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