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I am a Professor of Operational Research (OR) in the School of Mathematics, Cardiff University.
I am delighted to be:
Cardiff director of the Wales Data Nation Accelerator
Head of the OR Group (a great team of very talented people)
An Elected Fellow of Learned Society of Wales
A' Companion of OR' (awarded by the OR Society in 2018)
An appointed member of sub-panel 10 Mathematical Sciences for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.
A founding Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Health Systems (2011-2021)
Director of Health Modelling Centre Cymru (hmc^2) (a pan-Wales centre for mathematical and computational modelling for health)
Winner of the 2021 OR Society Lyn Thomas Impact Medal.
Winner of the 2015 Times Higher Education award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology'
Winner of the Cardiff University celebrating excellence award for Innovation and Enterprise (2017)
Twice winner of a Cardiff University Innovation and Impact Prize (2011 and 2015)
Member of the UK OR Society Research Panel
I have been an investigator on in excess of £14M of research funding, and have published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.
On these pages you can find out more about my research, teaching and engagement activities.
See also "My Innovative Life" and "Saving Lives with Maths" by Cardiff University
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." - Albert Einstein
"When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves." - William Arthur Ward