Charles is a Senior Data Scientist in the Enterprise Data Science team at Marks & Spencer. He is building a forecasting tool for online orders to optimise labour planning at distribution centres. Charles has a track record of developing and deploying large-scale algorithms that have significantly impacted business revenues and user experience. He led the development of a big data solution at Network Rail and prior to that, conducted statistical hypothesis tests for Google to determine the success of marketing campaigns. Charles also has experience working on projects at Financial Services companies, including Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC, and started his career as a data analyst at Sainsbury’s. Charles holds a MSci in Mathematics from UCL