Damian Dymkowski

Data Engineer

Damian is a data engineer and holds an MSc in Economic analytics from the University of Economics in Wroclaw. While at Forecast, Damian has been working on maintenance and development of Google Cloud infrastructure for one of Forecast's clients. 

Prior to joining Forecast, Damian held various data-related positions, developing an end-to-end custom data quality framework for a hedge fund, creating data pipelines and visualisations at Credit Suisse and working on various analyses as a data analyst intern at Nokia. 

Outside of work, Damian enjoys spending time outdoors

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Norbert Lipiński

Junior Data Engineer

Norbert is a data engineer at Forecast and holds a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Machine Building from Wrocław University of Science and Technology.

Norbert is a Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate and Google Certified Data Engineer. Before joining Forecast, Norbert worked as a data engineer for PPG developing and maintaining big data cloud-based database, executing ETL/ELT processes, and analysing business requirements.

Outside of work, Norbert enjoys sports activities like squash, jogging and snowboarding. He is also a huge football fan. Other than that, he likes traveling, watching movies and playing computer games.

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Izabela Mak

Data Engineer

Izabela is a Data Engineer in Forecast. She has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Wrocław University of Science and Technology and hold the Masters Degree in the same field of study with a specialization in Data Engineering. Izabela has experience with analytical tools (mainly created in Python), cloud environments (GCP, Azure) and projects related to data analytics and machine learning model development.

Before joining the Forecast team, Iza was working with quality of the ingested data in DXC Technology. She was preparing pipelines and solutions to present the quality of the data, e.g. visualization of the data, and possible sources of problems, if it has appeared. She also worked as Data Analyst Intern in AXA XL.

In her free time, Izabela enjoys reading books, developing her expertise in machine learning and data analysis, practicing yoga and boulder climbing.

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Rostislav Zhosan

Cloud Architect

Rostislav is a certified AWS and GCP Solution Architect, and has a master's degree in Engineering from Belarussian National Technical University.

He has extensive engineering experience with highly available and highly scalable cloud native systems, major cloud migration and cloud cost optimisation activities, and designing technical roadmaps for cloud migrations. Before joining the Forecast team, Rostislav was developing a multi-cloud solution for augmented reality devices with SoftServe as a Solutions Architect.

In free time, Rostislav likes playing guitar and traveling by bike with his family.

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Gintaras Gelbuda

Senior Software Developer

Gintaras is an experienced full-stack Python/Javascript developer who holds a Bachelor in Informatics from Kaunas University of Technology.

After an academic career in Lithuania and Australia, he worked as a backend python developer and quickly found his way into Full-stack web development. Prior to joining, he was a part of the software development team working with business automation and labour hire software.

When not working, Gintaras loves rock climbing & bouldering, as well as hiking and camping.

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Richard Greenlees

Lead Data Architect

Richard has nearly 10 years of experience in analytics, data architecture and data integration within the public and private sector. His main areas of focus have been on the design and development of data warehousing, BI and big data solutions across a broad range of on-premise and cloud stacks, including Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop and Amazon Web Services. He has also been helping clients define their overall data strategy and adopt good data practices.

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Andrew Russell

Senior Analyst

Andrew joined Forecast after completing his MSc in Data Science from Heriot-Watt University, additionally, he holds a BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

Prior to returning to university for his masters year, Andrew worked for 4 years as full stack software developer. He has experience building bespoke responsive websites as well as customized business admin and automation systems. Specific projects include work for clients in sectors such as Childcare, Construction and ECommerce.

Outside of work Andrew enjoys playing golf, riding his mountain bike and playing music.

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Dr Henry Qin

Lead Cloud Engineer

Henry is a Senior Cloud Engineer with Forecast and is a certified AWS Solution Architect.

Henry has a Ph.D. in Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. He has more than 15 years of experience in the distributed system and medical device R&D. Before joining the Forecast team, Henry worked as a Senior Research Engineer at National Acoustic Laboratories.

In his leisure time, Henry likes to feed fish (fishing) and investigate the next travel plan with his family.

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Euan Cranston

Head of Technology

Euan is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and is currently undertaking a PhD in Management at Heriot-Watt University. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification and has significant delivery experience in use of Agile and Continuous Architecture to solve complex technology problems.

Euan specialises in helping companies implement solutions and products to realise their business strategy through the effective use of the Cloud, data and software. Prior to Forecast, he held senior commercial, data and engineering roles in organisations such as Starwood Hotels and Xerox Global Services.

Outside of work, Euan is normally reading a heap of academic papers, running after his two small boys, or finding any excuse to socialise.

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Robert Finch, CFA

Director

Robert is a CFA® charter holder, holds a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics from UTS, and a B.Com majoring in finance from Macquarie University. Rob is currently studying a Master of Data Science at University of Sydney.

Robert was previously at OFX (online currency trader) as a financial analyst. He provided decision support through statistical and financial analysis, developing financial models for strategy and budget forecasts, and designing management and board reporting. Robert most recently held a position as a financial analyst at RF Capital developing budget models and management reporting for a number of subsidiary businesses.

When Robert isn’t working, you’ll find him skiing in Europe, camping, or working with computers at home.

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