Alex is the Lead Data Scientist at TrueLayer, having joined as its (joint) first relevant hire in late 2018. He works across Data Science, Product and Engineering to build financial products powered by Data Science and Machine Learning - and evangelises Python at every opportunity. Before joining TrueLayer, he worked in "Data Science" in many of its incarnations in areas such as FMCG, Financial Services, Geophysics and Biomedical Research. Alex is a member of the Royal Statistical Society and has an academic background in Applied Mathematics & Statistics. During lockdown he was surprised to discover an interest in gardening, running and Ottolenghi recipes.