Hire Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood
Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood

I am Thomas Wood, a Freelance Data Scientist for hire in the United Kingdom.

You can read my full CV here: Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood.

I offer freelance data science, machine learning and data strategy consulting, as well as technical due diligence, specialising in NLP, healthcare and pharma, through my UK company Fast Data Science.

I am available for worldwide and UK based freelance data science consulting engagements, but not permanent roles. Whether you need a few hours of strategy consulting or several months of a machine learning project, please get in touch with me.

I am certified by Microsoft as an Azure Data Scientist Associate.

Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood - Azure Data Scientist

Problems I handle: Freelance Data Scientist UK

  • Do you have millions of customers or website users?
  • Do you need to predict complex behaviour on a user by user basis?
  • Anticipate customer churn before it happens?
  • Purchasing patterns?
  • Product recommendations?
  • How can you extract value from a huge database of text data, without writing manual rules?

Why not hire a UK freelance data scientist for your business problem?

I have more than 10 years of experience in machine learning and working as a freelance data scientist in the UK and abroad, more recently in deep learning.

My speciality is large amounts of unstructured text data (product descriptions, customer profile texts, etc). I also work with image data.

Through my company Fast Data Science Ltd, I can provide various services from consulting to complete production-ready deployment of machine learning solutions. References available on request.

Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood - clients 2020 by industry
Freelance Data Scientist UK Thomas Wood – clients 2020 by industry

About UK Freelance Data Scientist Thomas Wood

I originally studied Physics to Masters level at the University of Durham, UK, before completing a second Masters in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology at the University of Cambridge in 2008.

Since leaving university, I have been working in machine learning and natural language processing across a number of industries including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and recruitment.

  • More than 10 years’ experience in Data Science and 5 years’ experience as a Freelance Data Scientist in the UK.
  • Experience in running machine learning projects with complex requirements and international teams of developers.
  • Delivery of machine learning solutions from inception to deployment.
  • Expertise in two major areas of AI: Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing.
  • NLP: spoken and written dialogue systems, information retrieval, document classification.
  • Image processing: convolutional neural networks.
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms (linear regression, naïve Bayes, neural networks etc) and with the corresponding software suites (TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, Weka, etc).
  • Research, development, architecture, pre-sales, consulting for internal and external clients.
  • Good command of Python, Java, C++, Groovy, BigQuery, DataBricks, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, R.
  • Data visualisation and presentation: Google Charts, PowerPoint, Word.
  • International experience: several years in Spain and Germany and fluent command of several European languages (🇪🇸 🇩🇪 🇫🇷). 

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