Ariadna Blanca Romero is a Senior Data Scientist/AI-ML Engineer at NatWest with a PhD in Physics and expertise in computational material science. She is passionate about creating tools for automation that take advantage of the reproducibility of results from models and optimise the process to ensure prompt decision-making to deliver the best customer experience. Ariadna volunteers as a STEM virtual mentor for a non-profit organisation helping the professional development of Latin-American students and young professionals, particularly for empowering women. She is passionate about practising yoga, science communication, cooking, and playing her electric guitar.