Richie is a data scientist with a mixed background in proteomics, debt collection and chemical health and safety, and has worked extensively on tools to give non-technical users access to statistical models. He is the author of several dozen R packages, including "assertive" for run-time testing. He is active in the R community, as the founder and organiser of DohaR - the Doha R User Group.
Education
Environmental Mathematics, University of York, 2005
Mathematics, University of Warwick, 2001
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
My current work involves providing data analysis and programming support for biologists in a proteomics team.
Personal Interests
I'm really good at Iyengar Yoga, though annoyingly that's the one sport that is totally non-competitive.  I also love squash, zumba, and jazz dance.