Nigel is an independent consulting statistician with a global client base. He has over 20 years’ experience of using statistical thinking and methods to solve business challenges around the world. The breadth of his experience is highly unusual in any profession but particularly for a statistician, who tend to specialise in particular fields. He has worked with clients in research, purchasing, finance, trading desks, sales, marketing, product design, IT, engineering, manufacturing, quality and scientific fields. This has given him fluency in many varieties of technical and non-technical English, an ability to communicate with any audience from boardroom to shop floor, a high level of commercial awareness and the experience to see how one part fits into the bigger picture. He is passionate about ensuring that his analyses are translated into actionable insights that can be understood by anyone and enable you to make data-driven decisions.
His key skills are:
- Statistical analysis
- Sample & survey design and analytics (including sample size calculations, weighting & imputation models, respondent segmentation and key driver analysis)
- Multivariate statistical analysis (including segmentation & classification models, and visualisation of high-dimensional data sets)
- Statistical training courses (aimed at people in roles who are required analyse data but who have little or no education in statistics)
- Forecasting & risk models (to support business planning & decision making)