Is the Director of the Statistics Division at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia that he joined in January 2009. Dr. Riecan holds a PhD in Mathematical Statistics, his thesis focused on applications of the Kolmogorov Consistency Theorem.
Dr. Faisal Awartani is the founder and CEO of Alpha international for research polling and informatic. His main focus areas are : a) Enhancing public opinion polling methodologies in Palestine and the region b) Development of predictive analytics models for both private and public sector organizations c) Promoting data driven decision making at various levels d) Studying the effect of the 4th industrial revolution on labor markets. He is highly experienced in designing and implementing market research, socio-economic studies, monitoring and evaluation projects; over the course of his career, Dr. Awartani supervised more than 200 projects in relation to market research, policy analysis, reform studies, socio-economic studies, monitoring and evaluation.
Dr. Awartani earned his PhD in Statistics from American University in Washington, DC (1993), his master’s degree in Computer Science from American University in Washington, DC (1988), and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Birzeit University, Palestine (1986).
A Senior Data Scientist, a Biomedical & Automation Engineer (BSc, MSc, PhD) with experience in biological signal processing, machine learning, estimation theory, system identification and advanced control algorithms.
A Reader at the School of Computing, Robert Gordon University. Dr. Elyan also served as a Research Assistant at the University of Bradford from where he obtained his PhD in Machine Vision in 2008. Current research activities are focused on data analytics and advanced machine learning. His Specialties include Machine Learning, image processing and analysis, data analytics.
Heads Business Analytics at Bank of Palestine, a graduate of The University of Edinburgh in Business & Accounting began his career as a consultant with IBM Business Consulting Services, London, UK in the Corporate Performance Management. With over 15 years of experience in the field of Analytics, Sakhr has worked with many organisations – both as a consultant and executive – helping them make sound data and analysis driven decisions. Sakhr has worked in/with organisations in many industries both internationally and in Palestine, including Media & Entertainment, Telecoms, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Manufacturing as well as Financial Services. Areas of particular interest and experience include, Market & Customer scoring, segmentation and evaluation, pricing & costing, analytics self-service within organisations, embedding analytics in organisational processes and decision making and advanced analytics.
is Managing Director at the Data Science Campus, joining the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in 2017. Dr. Smith has a PhD in computational neuroscience, evolving neural networks for robot control (Sussex, 2002), an MSc in knowledge-based systems (Sussex, 1997), and MA in theoretical physics (Cambridge, 1994).
A Senior Data Scientist and a specialist in software engineering, integration management, data science, soft skills and has a MSc in Computer Science and M.A. in Data Science. Previously Mr. Aamar worked in Application Development and as a Maintenance Manager .