Name: Chris Brownlie
Location: Nottingham, UK
Welcome! My name is Chris and I'm a Senior Analytics Consultant working in the UK. This website is a shiny app I have developed to host information about me and the projects I am working on. Please dont hesitate to get in touch via one of the social media links at the top or by emailing me directly.
If you spot any issues or errors on this app, I would very much appreciate if you could raise a Github issue here to let me know!
This app is itself hosted on my personal shiny server where I keep all of my apps - see the Projects section for links to some of them.
Senior leadership of the Management Decision Analytics (MDA) team, acting as technical expert in R and R shiny.
Enterprise data-driven applications
Working in the Education & Skills Funding Agency, specialising in R and R Shiny, developing complex code-based funding models and forecasting methods. Developed expertise in RStudio Connect.
Working in the Education & Skills Funding Agency, as part of the Analysis & Modelling team. Developed expertise in R Shiny, text analysis and financial forecasting.
Writing blogs about data science projects, for various online publications such as Towards Data Science, Level Up Coding, Noteworthy and The Startup. Created my own publication to host my articles - Data Slice - which currently has over 600 followers.
Working in the Academies team, providing financial forecasting for £18bn worth of funding. Developed expertise in R, PowerBI and PowerQuery.
Working in the Data Engineering team, managing and manipulating a large Data Warehouse. Developed expertise in SQL, database management and data warehousing.
Securing sponsorship from my employer, studying part time for two years alongside full-time work. Developed knowledge of Big Data techniques, data mining and statistical analysis. Dissertation focussing on Deep Learning, specifically biologically plausible neural networks without backpropagation of error. Graduated with Distinction.
Studied Economics with a focus on mathematical economics and econometrics. Studied set theory and advanced algebra as well as development, international trade and behavioural economics. Campus Ambassador for the Economics and Financial Society. Member of the Mens Rugby Union Team.
Studied Maths (A*), Further Maths (A) and Economics (A*). Deputy Head Boy and Clubs & Societies Prefect. Player of the Year, Rugby First XV.