Jacob is a Data Scientist at the BDI and joined the institute in 2018. He previously worked as the lead data developer at a financial analytics company in London, and before this completed his undergraduate degree in Mathematics at the University of Oxford.
His previous work has focused on the genetic basis of infection risk from both a human and microbial perspective, working in conjunction with Public Health England.
When not playing with data he can usually be found in the local judo or jiu-jitsu club. He plays the guitar on his nights off.