Tim is a mathematician and developer of software for data analysis. He received his PhD from the University of Warwick for research in the field of probability and stochastic processes, after which he worked in the City of London as a consultant specialising in quantitative risk management.

In 2011 he relocated to Rio de Janeiro, his wife’s home town, and worked as a quantitative analyst at Fundação Getulio Vargas, a leading Brazilian university and think tank. In this role he led projects in diverse areas of data science including econometric modelling of international trade, methods for constructing composite indicators and state space time series analysis. He also taught courses on topics in applied economics and statistical computing.

After six years in Brazil, Tim returned to London to take up the role of Senior Research Software Engineer at The Alan Turing Institute. In addition to data analysis and visualisation his interests include object-oriented design, functional programming, cryptography and cryptocurrency.