Mark Ainsworth

Head of Data Insights Schroders

Mark Ainsworth is currently the Head of Data Insights at Schroders - responsible for creating a new capability in the advanced use of data for asset management in the Equities division, as well as delivering a framework of data analytics to support Portfolio Managers and Research teams to make better investment decisions.

Prior to working at Schroders, Mark has provided analytics for McLaren Racing, Tesco and Telefonica Digital. He also founded a company called The Whole Story in 2011, where he acted as an independent consultant drawing on multiple applications of data science.

Mark holds a MSc degree in Operational Research from University of Southampton, as well as a BA in Experimental Psychology from University of Oxford.

Conference Day One: 16 September 2019

Monday, September 16th, 2019

4:00 PM Diverse teams beat homogenous teams every time in terms of performance

Data Science is a team sport. And data science is inherently multi-disciplinary, combining many different skills and approaches. Having built the Data Insights Unit in Schroders over the last 5 years, I will be talking about the many elements of getting a diverse team to work together effectively, including motivating them, organising them, and rewarding them. This will include a few specific techniques, frameworks and tools that we’ve found have really helped, and the lessons we’ve learned along the way.

4:20 PM Innovation in recruitment

 How have firms been addressing the talent shortage?

4:40 PM Panel: Continuous learning

How can you ensure your team remains up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology?

Conference Day Two: 17 September 2019

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Mark.

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