Team

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Tom Smith

Chief Executive: Chief Executive, team builder & co-founder. A lifelong data addict with degrees in physics, artificial intelligence and computational

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David Avenell

Director: David is co-founder of OCSI, and specialist in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), GIS database development, algorithm design and applications

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Michael Noble

Director: Michael is co-founder of OCSI, and Professor of Social Policy at the Department of Social Policy and Social Work,

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Graham Lally

Head of Technical Development: The tech expertise behind all of OCSI’s projects in design,development and support capacities. Graham makes sure our

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Luke Murray

Head of Process Developmemt: Alongside producing great code leading to great tools, Luke is also our Scrum Master. With a

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Stefan Noble

Head of Research: Stefan joined OCSI in 2004 after completing an MA in Global Political Economy at the University of

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Alex Mclean

Software Developer: Alex’s role combines developing and QA, writing code and hoping it works! Then fixing it when it doesn’t…

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Ash Duckett

Software Developer: Writing and testing code, contributing wherever and whenever he can. Ash’s background originated in software development so he

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Emma Plunkett

Researcher: Emma supports the research team in providing high quality and insightful information to allow clients to better evidence their

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Flo Pollock

User Support & Communications Officer: Flo is the main port of call for all our users and spends her time guiding users

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Gregor Beedie

Sys Admin: Gregor’s background is a Fine Art degree specialising in sculpture which was naturally followed by an MSc in

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Hon Mond Ng

Software Developer: Hon Mond is a member of the dev team with a background in science and programming. He graduated

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Kimberley Anscombe

Marketing and Communications Manager: Kim deals with all things communications and focuses on showing the outside world what we do

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Lawrence Job

Software Developer: Lawrence maximises his super dev powers for social good. As our front end developer he makes sure everything about

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Obi Sargoni

Researcher: Obi works on the research team and develops scripts to help automate data collection and processing that feeds into

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Olivia Condie

Researcher: Olivia is one of our newest recruits to the research team, assisting them in managing useful census information, updating

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Paul Shanks

Researcher: Paul is our systematic investigator. He is currently looking into all the different ways organisations and people use the

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Tor Seacombe

Accounts: Supporting OCSI from within. Tor helps with many aspects of OCSI, from bookkeeping to accounts to trialling new features.