Who we are

We are a specialist data analytics team with skills spanning product design, engineering, development, data science & AI, interpretation and support.

Our teams are structured to allow us to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and your users, however we work collaboratively both internally and with our clients; fostering and maintaining a positive, pragmatic and flexible approach.

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Leadership Team


Simon Swift

Managing Director


Simon is the Managing Director of Methods Analytics, he is focused on improving the use of information so decisions are based on evidence rather than anecdote and whim.
Simon leads the business, and supports product development and consulting projects with a thorough understanding of the possibilities afforded by modern data science methodologies.

Marc Tallentire

Head of BIaaS


Marc Tallentire - Consulting in the analytics industry for the past past thirteen years in both the UK and Canada on a diverse range of projects, Marc’s recent focus has been on developing and leading our Business Intelligence and Data Science & AI as a Service offerings. Prior to consulting Marc worked for the Canadian Institute for Health Information analysing national health databases for annual hospital performance reporting.

Richard Oakley

Director of Data Science & AI


Richard’s role is to guide and shape Methods approach to data science, analytics and AI projects from concept to completion ensuring that the teams have the expertise they need to deliver a best-in-class solution. He also works with clients to provide education on data-orientated decision making and how to embed AI within businesses and services.

Oliver Bailey

Director of Platform services


As Director of Platform Services, Olly oversees a portfolio of client facing digital projects and solutions that deliver analytics and information to end-users.

A key advocate for rollout of Agile development, Olly is an experienced BI professional with over 10 years experience working with public and private sector organisations to create meaningful business change using data and analytics.

He leads the team, engaging with clients and designing solutions. The purpose is to enable users on the ground to understand the strategic and operational opportunities.

Simon Jones

Director of Data Science and Population Health


Simon’s time is split between Methods Analytics and his role as a Professor at New York University Medical School. Simon is a widely published health care statistician and uses his extensive experience in data analysis and health informatics to conduct research on health systems, studying how patients access health care, as well as healthcare quality and outcomes.

Adam Buckley

Chief Technology Officer


Adam is Chief Technology Officer for Methods Analytics. He has worked for over 20 years in the IT industry delivering a range of systems from mobile apps to large scale distributed systems to a number of key markets including Finance, Manufacturing and Healthcare, joining Methods Analytics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Adam’s responsibilities include managing both the Development and Infrastructure teams within Methods Analytics.