Skills

Data Science

with R

Socio-Economic Statistics

Business Analytics

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Freelance consulting

May 2022 – Present Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting
  • Methodological expertise
  • Training (data science, data literacy)
 
 
 
 
 

Instructor, Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Continuing Studies, University of Victoria

Nov 2019 – Present Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing course materials
  • Instruction
 
 
 
 
 

Provincial Statistician & Director

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Oct 2013 – Apr 2022 Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting
  • Leadership of data science unit
  • Methodological expertise
 
 
 
 
 

A/ Executive Director & Provincial Statistician

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Jan 2013 – Oct 2013 Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying
 
 
 
 
 

Director

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Sep 2009 – Dec 2012 Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying

Recent Posts

This blog post is a long-form version of the talk I gave at the Statistical Society of Canada conference on 2022-06-03, one of the …

This blog post is a long-form version of the talk I gave as part of the Data Mishaps virtual event on 2021-02-05. Thanks to the event …

Gentoo penguins in Antarctica, walking along a “penguin highway”, a path that joins the sea and their nesting area on a rocky outcrop. …

Originally posted to bayesball.blogspot.com, 2019-06-02 What do we mean when we see a bird and say that it’s a robin? A simple …

by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic (2015, Wiley) Originally posted to bayesball.blogspot.com, 2016-03-06 One of the great strengths of R is …

Projects

Data Science with R

An incomplete compendium of resources that cover data science topics.

MLB Run Scoring Trends

An interactive data visualization app using R’s Shiny package.

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Possible responses that will allow us to keep pace with a perpetually shifting ecosystem

How does a geographer end up with the job title “Provincial Statistician”?

Data science for social scientists

Public sector data science and machine learning

What I learned from a data mishap

Contact