With a focus on quality and integrity, our aim is to help you make the best decisions at the right time.
Our team is distinguished by its deep analytical abilities and technical expertise combined with hands-on commercial experience.
We are passionate about helping business leaders, managers and operational teams make the most of their data.
Our work is proof that analytics has the power to change the world for the better.
Matthew’s background in leadership and data science itself brings a valuable perspective to the CEO role. He has extensive knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning, and project management, allowing him to make informed decisions to inspire and lead the company. Matthew is passionate about working across various sectors to identify how data can help clients overcome challenges and guide key business decisions.
Phil is the company founder and Chair. Prior to returning to Wellington in 2000, Phil worked with technology start-ups in the UK, US, Thailand, Indonesia and Taiwan. He enjoys developing and managing relationships with clients and creating partnerships across industry, the public sector and academia.
Shirley is responsible for managing our highly-qualified team of data scientists and software developers and ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to clients. Her main responsibilities include project management, resource management and maintenance of our team. Throughout her career in data science, she has worked closely with a diverse range of private and public sector clients including Spark, Wellington City Council, Contact Energy, Oracle, Treasury and MBIE. Shirley is a highly creative and detail-oriented person with a good sense of humour and ambition for achieving excellence.
Lee leads and manages the technical team. He enjoys working with software developers, data scientists and subject matter experts to deliver the best technology solutions for the problem at hand. His key responsibilities include understanding requirements and technical systems, software design and engineering. Lee is also responsible for the ongoing support of hosted-client solutions. He has contributed to a diverse range of client projects across an array of industries and government.
With experience working with all stages of the data science pipeline, Emma is responsible for managing our strong data science team and communicating key concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Emma is passionate about unlocking meaningful insights in data that contribute to social good and the ethical use of data and artificial intelligence. She enjoys tackling challenging problems and finding creative solutions.
Bringing her expertise to the team, Mia stands as our Data Science Team Manager at Harmonic. With an impressive academic foundation, she is well-versed in a range of technical domains, including optimisation, simulation, statistical modelling, data visualisation, software development, and machine learning techniques. Her proficiency in these areas empowers her to uncover valuable insights from complex data landscapes. Moreover, Mia's commitment to a human-centered approach ensures that her solutions are not only technically sound but also resonate with a wide audience.