Head of Data Platform – Wood Mackenzie

About Wood Mackenzie and Verisk

Verisk is a global analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy, and finance. Verisk has been serving clients for over 50 years by using proprietary data assets to deliver analytics and predictive modelling that help clients make better decisions. We offer solutions in rating, underwriting, claims, weather and catastrophe modelling, global risk management, energy and natural resources, and retail finance.

Wood Mackenzie, the flagship company in Verisk’s Energy & Specialized Markets division, provides expert research and analysis in the energy domain to clients worldwide. Our oil, gas, power and renewables, chemicals, and metals and mining sector teams are located around the world to support our global client base, working with strategy and policy makers, business developers and market analysts, corporate finance, risk teams, and investors. Our analysts deliver research and consulting projects based on the assessment and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies, and economic indicators, such as market supply, demand, and price trends.

About This Role

The Head of Data Platform, reporting to the Chief Data Officer, is responsible for leading the development of our data platform. Wood Mackenzie data engineers and research analysts will use the data platform to access our data, add or enhance it, and validate it for use in our expert research and analysis. This is a highly visible project and you will play a key part in shaping both the data platform and influence the growing data-centric culture at WoodMac. This is a rare opportunity to lead a transformative team within an established business.

If you are looking for the opportunity to lead a strategic project for a company looking to differentiate itself with its data quality and data management capabilities, then this is a great opportunity for you.

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