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Our Purpose:

We inspire you to believe the impossible is possible

Our people

Caitlin Worden Hodge

Caitlin is a Consultant within the Mathematical Modelling and Optimisation team. Caitlin joined decisionLab after completing her EngD thesis on modelling wave energy converters as part of the IDCORE program. Her initial master’s degree is in Aerospace and Aerothermal engineering from the University of Cambridge.

Caitlin Worden Hodge

Senior Consultant

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 &
Data Science Team Lead

Cristina Morariu

Christina is a senior data scientist with >2 years’ experience in designing & deploying custom production-ready Machine Learning (ML) solutions.

Cristina Morariu

Senior Data Science Associate

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

David Buxton

David co-founded decisionLab 2011 and is now a MD. 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

Dom Weldon

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

Dom Weldon

Principal Software Engineer &
Software Production Team Lead

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

Despoina Moschou

Despoina is a consultant within the Mathematical Modelling & Optimisation team. She holds an M.Sc in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and has an extensive research experience in the area of investment modelling and supply chain optimisation for personalised medicinal products.

Despoina Moschou

Consultant

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

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

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 Data Scientist

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

Polina Encheva

Polina wishes to identify as a cerebral social scientist one day and is now part of the Business Support Team at decisionLab. She is helping for the smooth running of our London office, and also contributes to some of the business development activities across departments.

Polina Encheva

Office Coordinator

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)

Sumitra Sri Bhashyam, PhD

She leads the optimisation and modelling team at Decision Lab. She is a decision and risk analyst, specialising in Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) and her expertise lies in supporting decision making with conflicting objectives and multiple stakeholders, and large and difficult to quantify uncertainties. Her work and research include projects to support policy making in a diversity of contexts and applications.

Sumitra Sri Bhashyam, PhD

Principle Consultant & Operational Team Lead of Modelling

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

We are always on the lookout for great people. Interested in solving real-world challenges?

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We're always on the look out for exceptional talent especially in our key technical areas. If you feel like you would be a good match, let's talk.

We’re a team of innovators who are excited about unique ideas and help companies to create amazing solutions.

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