Working collaboratively, we can help your organisation to unlock its potential in several ways.
Meet the team who can make that happen...

Professor Julien Forder

Research Lead for Supporting Vulnerable People


Julien’s main academic interests are social care funding, care markets and competition, health and social care integration, personalisation and measuring the impact of services for people with long-term conditions.

Professor Ruth Hancock

Research Lead for Supporting Vulnerable People


Ruth's research interests are in the economic, health and social policy implications of individual and population ageing with a particular focus on financial provision for later life and provision for long-term care needs.

Professor Andrew Lovett

Research Lead for Mapping Access to Green Infrastructure


Andrew's current research interests include applications of GIS, landscape visualisation software and statistical techniques.

Nigel Kirby

Project Manager


Nigel is responsible for the overall project management for the Centre with specific responsibility for finance and resources. He is also responsible for meeting KPIs and providing Value For Money for our funding body the Economic and Social Research Council. Nigel is part of the Senior Management Team.




Lyn Loaring

Executive Officer and Centre Administrator


Lyn provides support to the Centre Director, financial management, human resource management and general administration of the Centre as well as being the main liaison with the University of Essex.




Paul Pearce-Couch

PECO


Paul is responsible for all print and digital output from the Centre, identifying the policy impacts of the Centre's research. He also is responsible for developing the strategic direction of the Centre's communications activities.

Laura Brookes

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator


Laura is one of two people responsible for the engagement and outreach activities of the Centre. This includes working with the public and private sector to identify ways we can use our services to help them.

Aaron Bowater

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator


Aaron is one of two people responsible for the engagement and outreach activities of the Centre. This includes working with the public and private sector to identify ways we can use our services to help them.

George Kent

Project Office Administrator


George provides support for the Centre's training activities, communications activities and engagement events.

Shaozhong Shi

Research User Support Officer


Shao assists researchers in accessing datasets held by the Centre and can answer queries about the data we hold.

Lisa Howlett

Senior Administrative Assistant


Based at the University of East Anglia Lisa is the joint central point of contact for the UEA team providing administration and budget support to the UEA team involved in the Centre.




Heather Parr

Senior Administrative Assistant


Based at the University of East Anglia, Heather is the joint central point of contact for the UEA team providing administration support to the UEA team involved in the Centre. She is responsible for processing queries on Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers, and the operation of the data centre “safe room” at UEA.




Nieves Arranz

Researcher


Nieves' current research interests include joint R&D projects, R&D networks and international projects.

Dr Raffaella Calabrese

Researcher


Rafaella's research interests include developing new models to analyse credit risk and systemic risk.

Professor Neil Kellard

Researcher


Neil's research interests include Finance, International Finance, Development and Applied econometrics.

Aristogenis Lazos

Researcher


Aristogenis' current research interests include small-medium enterprises in a prospect theory framework, which may help explain why institutional investors invest in small-medium enterprises.

Anupriya Misra

Researcher


Anupriya's current research interests include entrepreneurship in rural labour markets and development of rural areas.

Mingchen Sun

Researcher


Mingchen's current research interests include investigating the credit scoring model for SMEs using the firm-level data.

Dr Shaomin Wu

Researcher


Shaomin's current research interests include Business Data Analysis, Applied Stochastic Processes, and Risk Management.

Dr Beatriz de la Iglesia

Researcher


Beatriz's current research interests include data mining and in particular the extraction of partial classification rules or nuggets using meta-heuristic algorithms.


Dr Udo Krushwitz

Researcher


Udo's current research interests include Natural language processing (NLP) and Information retrieval (IR) and the implementation of such techniques in real applications.

Professor Elena Kulinskaya

Researcher


Elena's current research interests include Foundations of statistics, Statistical methods for discrete and skewed data, Asymptotic methods, Applied statistics and Meta-analysis and research synthesis.

Professor Berthold Lausen

Researcher


Berthold's's current research interests include Biostatistics, Classification, Clinical Research, Computational Statistics, Epidemiology, and Systems Biology.


Professor Klaus MacDonald-Maier

Researcher


Klaus's current research interests include Embedded Systems and System-on-Chip (SoC) design, development support and technology to increase performance and reliability.