About

I am a data analyst working in fundraising for Higher Education; I currently head up the Regular Giving and Legacies team for the University of Oxford. I am also a keen (but ill-disciplined) runner, gym-goer and reader. I live in the UK.

In my job I do a lot of data selection, segmentation (for telethons and direct mails) and analysis (of direct mail results, event attendees, direct mail respondents). I also do predictive modelling to support/inform stewardship and data segmentation (for mailings and telethons). Previously, I worked as a Business Analyst and I have brought across skills in improving business processes and scoping requirements.

Like most internet users (both male and female these days I think), I also enjoy pictures of cats with clothes on/in funny poses/with amusing captions.

 

I aim to use this blog to talk about data analysis, fundraising, statistics, running and other things I feel are relevant or take my fancy. You can find me on twitter and LinkedIn (I don’t do the f- word).  All views are of course, my own and do not represent those of my employer or anyone else.

Please get in touch, I would love to hear what you have to say and any suggestions you think I should be blogging about.

 

For my MA in Classical Studies with the Open University, I wrote a dissertation about Ancient Greek runners; if you are interested (and why would you not be?!  Running and ancient Greece?!), you can find it on Amazon here.

Advertisements

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s