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Harry Powell

Harry Powell is a data scientist who led the advanced analytics businesses at Jaguar Land Rover, an automotive manufacturer, Barclays, a bank and Betfair, a mobile sports-betting company.

As Director of Data and Analytics at JLR, Harry’s team is transforming the business by using data and digital technologies to create new products, optimise performance and change how colleagues think. Over the past 3 years at JLR the team has delivered audited EBIT of £500 million and >50x ROI.

At JLR, Harry's team pioneered the use of graph data structures to build models of supply chain, vehicle quality/fault diagnosis and plant scheduling. This enabled JLR to adapt to changing market conditions, including navigating the 2021 semiconductor crisis. Graph turns out to be a very promising approach to building a digital twin of the firm.

Harry has degrees in Physics (Bristol), Economics (UCL) and Business (Oxford).