• Alan Crameri


    Alan Crameri


    Favourite film: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    Favourite song: I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

    Favourite food: Home-made Lasagne

    Claim to fame: I feature on the Happy Feet 2 soundtrack

    Words of wisdom: It’s never too late…you’ve still got time.

  • Amy Mcgregor


    Amy Mcgregor

    Business Analyst

    Favourite film: Bugsy Malone

    Favourite song: The Whole of the Moon - The Waterboys

    Favourite food: Thai

    Claim to fame: I once appeared in a Crimestoppers reconstruction video.

    Words of wisdom: The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg - its about what you're made of, not the circumstances.

  • Barbara Howarth


    Barbara Howarth

    Marketing Manager

    Favourite film: The Green Mile

    Favourite song: I’m losing more than I’ll ever have - Primal Scream

    Favourite food: Thai Green Curry

    Claim to fame: Met The Stereophonics on Alcatraz

    Words of wisdom: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” Dr Seuss.

  • Chris Waddell


    Chris Waddell


    Favourite film: The Italian Job (1969)

    Favourite song: Crash – The Primatives

    Favourite food: Pizza (Any traditional Italian style Pizza)

    Claim to fame: Still waiting on my 15 mins of fame

    Words of wisdom: “If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got”

  • Christian Oliver


    Christian Oliver

    Intelligence Consultant

    Favourite film: Anchorman or Deadpool

    Favourite song: Superstition - Stevie Wonder

    Favourite food: My Mum's meatloaf

    Claim to fame: Spent an hour over lunch discussing the impact of Methamphetamine and crime in America with Jane Seymour

    Words of wisdom: A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor - English proverb

  • Colin Kirwan


    Colin Kirwan

    Intelligence Consultant

    Favourite film: Recent - Hacksaw Ridge / Historic – Man on Fire

    Favourite song: Lewis Capaldi - Bruises

    Favourite food: Lasagne

    Claim to fame: Collected a military award from Prince Philip / Appeared in Ross Kemp in Afghanistan / Scored two goals against Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park

    Words of wisdom: “If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs”

  • Damian Williams


    Damian Williams

    Favourite film: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    Favourite song: Paris Angels - Perfume

    Favourite food: Almost anything!

    Claim to fame: I was an extra in the first ever episode of Cracker, starring Robbie Coltrane

    Words of wisdom: Knowledge is being aware that a tomato is a fruit and not a vegetable. Wisdom is not using one in a fruit salad.

  • Dale Michael


    Dale Michael

    Senior Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Braveheart

    Favourite song: Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve

    Favourite food: All of it (except Veggies!)

    Claim to fame: I have been interviewed for a news broadcast for That’s Manchester, as well as a few other interviews for sports shows, music shows and radio broadcasts in South Africa. (Plus people think I'm related to Wayne Rooney!)

    Words of wisdom: Don’t stress about the little things. And remember, it’s all considered little things

  • David Edward


    David Edward

    Favourite film: Lucky Number Slevin

    Favourite song: Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones

    Favourite food: Chinese

    Claim to fame: I've played football with Sir Bobby Charlton

    Words of wisdom: "Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind, the race is long and in the end it’s only with yourself." – Baz Luhrmann

  • David Fairley


    David Fairley

    Public Sector Client Manager

    Favourite film: One flew over the cuckoos nest.

    Favourite song: Hotel California - The Eagles

    Favourite food: Hot and Sour soup (from the Banana Tree restaurant in Quesada)

    Claim to fame: Met David and Victoria Beckham, Alan Davies and Mick Hucknell on the same night at Old Trafford.

    Words of wisdom: Measure twice, cut once.

  • David McCallum


    David McCallum

    Business Analytics Developer

    Favourite film: Se7en/Memento

    Favourite song: Massive Attack - Teardrops

    Favourite food: Sushi

    Claim to fame: Once ran cross country for Scotland & Northern Ireland (RAF ATC)

    Words of wisdom:

  • David Woakes


    David Woakes

    Senior Developer

    Favourite film: Alex Cox's 'Repo Man'

    Favourite song: Smells like teen spirit - Nirvana

    Favourite food: Stilton on oatcakes with a glass of port

    Claim to fame: I was an extra in Chariots of Fire

    Words of wisdom: Be curious.

  • Debbie Avery


    Debbie Avery

    Project Manager

    Favourite film: It's a Wonderful Life

    Favourite song: Love Shack - B52's

    Favourite food: Mixed sabzi and fresh naan

    Claim to fame: I back-packed around the world and married my travelling partner!

    Words of wisdom: Always look on the bright side of life - Eric Idle

  • Derek Rushforth


    Derek Rushforth

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Stand By Me

    Favourite song: Dry County - Bon Jovi

    Favourite food: A nice mixed grill or Surf'n'Turf

    Claim to fame: Time will tell.....

    Words of wisdom: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new – Albert Einstein

  • Dorcus McLeod


    Dorcus McLeod

    Operations Administrator

    Favourite film: Girls Trip

    Favourite song: Giant – Rag ‘n Bone Man

    Favourite food: Thai

    Claim to fame: My namesake – The story of Dorcas is painted on the stain glass of window Cramond Kirk Church.

    Words of wisdom: When you feel like quitting…there’s nothing that you are incapable of being, doing or having. It’s just a matter of you deciding to want and believe it!

  • Gordon Laing


    Gordon Laing

    Content Marketer

    Favourite film: Star Wars (probably VI)

    Favourite song: Sabotage - The Beastie Boys

    Favourite food: Pepperoni Pizza

    Claim to fame: I got my cycling proficiency certificate AND my 50m breaststroke badge!

    Words of wisdom: "Work hard and be nice to people.”

  • Greg Parker


    Greg Parker

    Favourite film: Terminator 2

    Favourite song: Teenage Kicks - Buzzcocks

    Favourite food: Thai, especially Mushroom Coconut Soup

    Claim to fame: I’ve had a letter published in New Scientist

    Words of wisdom: Share and Enjoy!

  • Harris Darroch


    Harris Darroch


    Favourite film: Dog Soldiers

    Favourite song: Warm – SG Lewis

    Favourite food: DimSum

    Claim to fame: I have more metal in my right arm than I do on my wrist!

    Words of wisdom: When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life

  • Hiren Chouhan


    Hiren Chouhan

    Business Analyst

    Favourite film: The Fast and the Furious - Tokyo Drift

    Favourite song: Self Control - Laura Branigan

    Favourite food: Thai Red Chicken Curry

    Claim to fame:

    Words of wisdom: Be honest, work hard and be good to all.

  • Ian Hodges


    Ian Hodges

    Business Intelligence Consultant

    Favourite film: A bridge too far

    Favourite song: It must be love - Madness

    Favourite food: Sausage, Egg & Chips

    Claim to fame: I was an extra in Carry on Again Doctor (In my pram)

    Words of wisdom: Work Hard, Play Hard

  • Ian Lamb


    Ian Lamb

    Data Manager

    Favourite film: Die Hard

    Favourite song: All Along The WatchTower

    Favourite food: Steak

    Claim to fame: Seen Bob Dylan live.

    Words of wisdom: Always check what train you are getting on.

  • James Bureau


    James Bureau

    Account Manager

    Favourite film: The Third Man

    Favourite song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

    Favourite food: Rare steak

    Claim to fame: I had lunch with Jancis Robinson

    Words of wisdom: Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right - Henry Ford

  • Jason Murphy


    Jason Murphy

    Systems Administrator

    Favourite film: Withnail & I

    Favourite song: The Perfect Kiss - New Order

    Favourite food: Burritos or anything spicy

    Claim to fame: A band I was once in supported Pete Doherty and Babyshambles, playing to 3000 people in Nottingham

    Words of wisdom: The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way ― Marcus Aurelius

  • John Buchanan


    John Buchanan

    Operations Director

    Favourite film: True Grit

    Favourite song: She's Not There - Santana

    Favourite food: Deuchars IPA

    Claim to fame: Collected an award from Kenny Dalglish for my Community Charity.

    Words of wisdom: If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti.

  • John Keech


    John Keech

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: The Godfather

    Favourite song: Failure - Devin Townsend

    Favourite food: Chocolate

    Claim to fame: I was one of the thousand drummers at the 2012 Olympic Opening ceremony. I also got to drum in the athletes parade.

    Words of wisdom: Always remember you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

  • Mark Davies


    Mark Davies

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: The Untouchables

    Favourite song: Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen

    Favourite food: Ribeye Steak, Watercress Salad and Chips

    Claim to fame: I know Ray Mears!

    Words of wisdom: Try to learn something new every day

  • Mark Rennie


    Mark Rennie

    Pre-Sales Analyst

    Favourite film: The Italian Job (The original of course!) or The Great Escape

    Favourite song: Dignity - Decon Blue / Piano Man – Billy Joel / Higher Stakes – Jeremy Loops

    Favourite food: Chile Con Carne

    Claim to fame: Once had a brief encounter with Phil Neville and Bill Kenwright in the Directors box toilets at Goodison Park… Or meeting Prince Charles at a Buckingham Palace garden Party – it’s hard to choose!

    Words of wisdom: You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

  • Matt Jamison


    Matt Jamison

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Dead Man's Shoes

    Favourite song: Need You Now - Cut Copy

    Favourite food: American BBQ

    Claim to fame: Once played craps in Vegas with superstar DJ Steve Aoki

    Words of wisdom: Strive not to be a success, rather to be of value – Albert Einstein

  • Matt Stagg


    Matt Stagg

    Lead Intelligence Consultant

    Favourite film: Last of the Mohicans

    Favourite song: You can't always get what you want - The Rolling Stones.

    Favourite food: Karoga (Kenyan Curry cooked on an open fire).

    Claim to fame: My kids.

    Words of wisdom: Live life.

  • Mike Napthine


    Mike Napthine

    Senior Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Monty Pythons’ Life of Brian (I think I can quote most of the script), closely followed by Gregory’s Girl.

    Favourite song: Always look on the bright side of life

    Favourite food: Chocolate muffin served with a good black coffee.

    Claim to fame: Once met Bill Forsythe – director of Gregory’s Girl - in a cave in Wester Ross (well outside a cave – he didn’t want to go in).

    Words of wisdom: Problems are like Rugby teams – they can be beaten if you run at them hard enough.

  • Nick Waters


    Nick Waters

    Senior Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Pulp Fiction

    Favourite song: Sheena is a Punk Rocker - The Ramones

    Favourite food: Anything Thai

    Claim to fame: Hmmmm

    Words of wisdom: Eagles may soar high, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines

  • Nikki Walker


    Nikki Walker

    Sales Operations Manager

    Favourite film: Dirty Dancing

    Favourite song: Teardrops - Womack and Womack

    Favourite food: Wispa, does that count?

    Claim to fame: ..

    Words of wisdom: Follow the three R's: Respect for self, respect for others and responsibility for all your actions.

  • Nina Gillett


    Nina Gillett

    BI Consultant

    Favourite film: The Theory of Everything

    Favourite song: Best of You - The Foo Fighters

    Favourite food: Any seafood or steak

    Claim to fame: I appeared on the Politics Show in 2011 for a story on military families

    Words of wisdom: If you don’t take the risk, you won’t get the reward

  • Paul Bierman


    Paul Bierman

    Service Delivery Manager

    Favourite film: Jaws

    Favourite song: Back In Black - AC/DC

    Favourite food: Cake

    Claim to fame: I went to the same school as Sean Connery (albeit 40 years apart).

    Words of wisdom: He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy.

  • Paul Desborough


    Paul Desborough

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Goodfellas

    Favourite song: Till I Collapse - Eminem

    Favourite food: Fried Chicken

    Claim to fame: I was at a Taylor Swift concert once (don’t ask why), and I’m pretty sure she looked at me.

    Words of wisdom: “If you don’t know anything about computers, just remember that they are machines that do exactly what you tell them but often surprise you in the result.” – Richard Dawkins

  • Phil Russell


    Phil Russell

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Independence Day

    Favourite song: Wonderwall

    Favourite food: Sweet trolley

    Claim to fame:

    Words of wisdom: What's for you won't go by you...

  • Rabiya Ghouse


    Rabiya Ghouse

    Favourite film: Kill bill Vol 1

    Favourite song: Lemon Tree by Fool’s Garden

    Favourite food: Thai

    Claim to fame: I was once a part of flash mob dance in Melbourne ( I remembered the whole routine too J )

    Words of wisdom: It’s never too late to be what you might have become.

  • Rashmi Sachane


    Rashmi Sachane

    Business Analytics Developer / QA

    Favourite film: Inception

    Favourite song: Once I was 7 years old - Lukas Graham

    Favourite food: Thai Green Curry with sticky rice

    Claim to fame: Meeting renowned Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan at Edinburgh University.

    Words of wisdom: This quote by Zig Ziglar is really close to my heart, which I followed blindly: “You must make a Choice to take a Chance or your life will never Change.”

  • Sam Goldie


    Sam Goldie

    BI Consultant

    Favourite film: Local Hero

    Favourite song: America, Simon & Garfunkel

    Favourite food: Chinese

    Claim to fame: was in an episode of Taggart once (long time ago, standing in the background)

    Words of wisdom: "Always look after your broom." (Trigger, Only Fools & Horses)

  • Sam Young


    Sam Young

    Operations Manager

    Favourite film: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Favourite song: Foo Fighters – Everlong or Green Day – Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) …. I can’t decide

    Favourite food: Thai Red Curry and my Wife’s Chilli Con Carne

    Claim to fame: I used to live next door to Anthony Minghella

    Words of wisdom: There’s no waiting for friends on a powder day.

  • Scott Hutchison


    Scott Hutchison

    Project Manager

    Favourite film: Blade Runner

    Favourite song: ‘Blue’ by Joni Mitchell

    Favourite food: Italian

    Claim to fame: (Very) brief appearances in 2 films…

    Words of wisdom: “I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the centre” – Kurt Vonnegut

  • Simon Parfit


    Simon Parfit

    Senior Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Fried Green Tomatoes

    Favourite song: The Power of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Favourite food: Marmite and peanut butter on toast.

    Claim to fame: I once won a fancy dress competition by turning up in my tiger print pants and pretending to be Tarzan.

    Words of wisdom: Do. Or do not. There is no try - Yoda

  • Simon Saul


    Simon Saul

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Iron Man

    Favourite song: Beat it - Michael Jackson

    Favourite food: Lamb Tagine

    Claim to fame: I braved the scramble up Snowdon via Horseshoe trail and my Grandad was a race driver in the 60s.

    Words of wisdom: Always keep an open mind and try something new, you never know what lies around the corner.

  • Stephen Opoku-Anokye


    Stephen Opoku-Anokye

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Favourite song: A New Day Has Come

    Favourite food: Roasted Cocoyam

    Claim to fame: None yet, but hopefully soon

    Words of wisdom: There a few things that can never change, for these, serenity is required to accept. Most things, however, are changeable but require courage. The key is the wisdom to know the difference.

  • Stephen Young


    Stephen Young

    Cognos Support Analyst

    Favourite film: Jungle Book (1967)

    Favourite song: Rusticana Cavalleria Intermezzo

    Favourite food: Anything sweet, preferably stodgy!

    Claim to fame: Missing the ferry after riding from Lisbon to Santander, then choosing to ride on to Calais. One mishap made for an epic journey!

    Words of wisdom: “There is a grey blur, and a green blur. I try to stay on the grey one...” Joey Dunlop.

  • Steven Hutchison


    Steven Hutchison

    Trainee Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Back to the Future

    Favourite song: That's Life - Frank Sinatra

    Favourite food: Steak

    Claim to fame: Met Gordon Brown while he was buying a Big Mac.

    Words of wisdom: A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step - Lao Tzu

  • Tom Nixon


    Tom Nixon

    Business Analytics Consultant

    Favourite film: Metropolis (Georgio Moroder version)

    Favourite song: Sunset (Bird of Prey), Fatboy Slim

    Favourite food: Chengdu Hot Pot

    Claim to fame: One of my previous workplaces was destroyed in the Buncefield blast

    Words of wisdom: "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted" - Einstein

  • Tommy Allen


    Tommy Allen

    Research Analyst

    Favourite film: Schindler's List

    Favourite song: Highway to Hell - AC/DC

    Favourite food: Potatoes!!

    Claim to fame: I ain't got no claims to fame. Mr Ordinary!

    Words of wisdom: All glory comes from daring to begin.