Simon is an RSS accredited statistician with over 15 years’ experience working in data mining and analytics and many more in coding and software development. His specialities include machine learning, time series forecasting, advanced statistical modelling, market simulation and data visualisation. In 2014 he founded Coppelia Machine Learning and Analytics whose clients include J S Sainsburys, Omnicom Media Group, FindMyPast and Blue 449 (formerly Walker Media), MSL Group, BARB and The Trussell Trust. He has worked with: Channel 4, ITV, Mindshare, McDonalds, Unilever, Jaguar, News UK, Credit Suisse, Betfair and AOL. His blog on statistics, cloud computing and data visualisation has attracted over 450K views and his posts have featured in the on-line editions of The New York Times and The New Yorker.
Clare looks after the financial, administrative and legal side of Coppelia. Before changing career she was Head of Drama at Plumstead Manor School in South London, a performing arts college where she built a drama department which won Good Schools Guide award for best A level results in the UK 2006.