Matthew Higgs, Data Scientist

Matthew Higgs, Data Scientist

The Data Lab


Matthew has worked in academia and industry, and as a data science consultant for 10 years. He specialises in data science: strategy development, culture transformation, problem formulation, solution architecting, recruitment, mentoring, and management.

Matthew’s technical background is in machine learning, human-computer interaction, computational statistics, and the analysis of human- and sensor-generated data.

Prior to joining The Data Lab, Matthew held Post-Doctorate Research positions at the University of Glasgow and University College London (UCL), worked as Chief Data Officer at an IoT startup, obtained a PhD in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning from UCL, and more recently founded the Glasgow AI meetup to nurture the AI & ML community in Glasgow and wider Scotland.