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We use our expertise in research and technology to provide tools, analysis and support for organisations working for social good. Meet our team below.

Stefan Noble

Director and Head of Research: Stefan joined OCSI in 2004 after completing…
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Luke Murray

Director and Head of Finance and Internal Operations: Luke is in charge…
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Kimberley Gregory

Head of Marketing & Communications: Kim deals with all things communications and…
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David Avenell

Director: David is co-founder of OCSI, and specialist in Geographic Information Systems…
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David McLennan

Director: David’s main research interests are in relation to poverty, deprivation and…
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Alex Mclean

Software Developer & Scrum Master: Alex’s role combines software development and Scrum…
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Anna Nicolaou

User Support Officer: Anna studied Childhood and Youth Studies at the University…
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Ben Summerhayes

Head of Tech: Ben is responsible for overseeing and leading our technical…
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Emma Plunkett

Senior Researcher: Emma supports the research team in providing high quality and…
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Flo Pollock

User Support Manager & Product Manager: Flo is the main port of…
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Gael Beddoes

Finance Manager: Gael maintains the accounting systems for OCSI, and has 20…
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Gregor Beedie

Sys Admin: Gregor’s background is a Fine Art degree specialising in sculpture…
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Hon Mond Ng

Software Developer: Hon Mond is a member of the dev team with…
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John Pasco

Web Developer: John is a member of the technical development team. After…
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Mary Silk

Researcher Mary studied Economics and International Development at the University of Sussex….
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OCSI news

Have your say: Community Needs Index methodology review

In 2018 we worked with Local Trust to develop a quantitative definition…
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OCSI news

First Census 2021 results are coming soon

The ONS have announced that the first results from Census 2021 in…
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Data analysis

Job access score

Understanding levels of connectivity between different places is essential to understanding how…
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OCSI news

Census 2021 – What’s the latest news?

  The Census 2021 release will be the most eagerly awaited publication…
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