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David Craig

Director of Data Science - Education and Skills Funding Agency / Department for Education

David Craig is based in Coventry and has been with the Department for Education since 2011. Currently the Director of Data Science, David’s specialities also include operational analysis, statistics, data engineering and data operations. Most recently David has run Covid data operations for the Department for Education, including building an authenticated daily collection system from circa 25,000 separate schools and colleges, and automating the end-to-end data and analysis operations that has allowed analysis to be fed into SAGE, Ministers and Number 10, within 30 minutes of the data arriving.