With more than 20 years’ experience working with data in every aspect Richard Pugh is a leader in the Data Science field. He has a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from Bath University and has worked in the pharmaceutical and financial sectors as a consultant. These days, Richard spends a lot of his time advising clients on the benefits of, and ways to create a data-driven business. Richard is also on the RSS Data Science section committee and was the inaugural President of the R Consortium.