Broad subject matter knowledge

  • Extensive experience with construction, property, housing, overseas ownership, and accommodation data
  • Some experience with migration, business financial, and electronic card transaction data

Technical expertise

  • Data wrangling and analysis
  • Modular, reusable code
  • Developing and interrogating models
  • Championing best practice
  • Current experience with R, SAS, SQL, and Git
  • Prior experience with Python, PHP, HTML, Java, and JavaScript, with some exposure to many other programming languages

Keeping it real

  • Adapting complex methods to achieve practical, real-world outcomes
  • Producing useful, customer-focused insights
  • Demystifying complexity with clear writing

Leadership, governance, and advice

  • Sharing knowledge
  • Influencing strategy
  • Connecting people
  • Collaborative leadership and governance
  • Experience providing Ministerial advice and contributing to drafting of legislation


University of Canterbury

  • Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Linguistics, May 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics (Minor in French), December 2011
  • Certificate in Science in Computer Science, December 2011

Roles (past decade or so)

Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa

  • Enterprise Product Owner – Analytic Environment, September 2022 to present
  • Senior Data Design Analyst – Construction and Property Statistics, November 2020 to January 2023
  • Data Design Analyst – Transfers, Building, and Construction, July 2019 to November 2020
  • Statistical Analyst Level Two – Accommodation, Building, and Construction, August 2015 to June 2019
  • Statistical Analyst Level One – Accommodation, Building, and Construction, June 2013 to August 2015

The Sensationalist

  • Co-founder and Financial Director, April 2022 to present

Actor and Comedian

  • 2016 to present

Web Developer

  • 2005 to present

Little Andromeda

  • Usher and Website Support, August 2018 to June 2022

University of Canterbury

  • Research Assistant, August 2011 to July 2013