Dr Matthew Gregory – Government Digital Service

Data Scientist, Innovation Team

Mat is a data scientist with an academic background in Genetic Engineering and statistics. He has developed expertise in machine learning methodologies and their application to user journey and navigation problems around websites. He’s a former science teacher and has worked across data science teams in the public sector, including the Department for Education and the Government Digital Service.

Matt was one of the first data scientists recruited to the UK Civil Service, and his work to modernise the creation of statistical publications had a major impact across Whitehall departments. Recently he’s worked in GOV.UK, developing the A/B testing framework to analyse Big Query user journey data. His team are improving navigation on the site through developing algorithms to recommend content to users.