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Emma Rafferty

Emma Rafferty


Data Analyst

Birkbeck University


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Course

Working with Geospatial Data in Python

My New Course

Intermediate Python

My New Certification

Data Engineer Associate

Data painter, using visualization to bring insights to life.

My Work

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Introduction to SQL


Introduction to Python


Intermediate Python

My Certifications

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Data Engineer Associate

Data Engineer Associate

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Ai4less | Oct 2023 - Present

Data Science Intern

Freelance Data Science Internship: Junior Project Assistant Assist in the development and implementation of predictive models and machine learning algorithms. Participate in data analysis activities, including data cleaning, preprocessing, and exploratory data analysis. Collaborate with senior data scientists and project teams to understand project requirements and contribute effectively. Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in data science and machine learning.
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IAG Loyalty | Dec 2021 - Present

Business Intelligence Analyst

- Spearheaded transformative initiatives within the Customer Proposition team, bolstering loyalty scheme performance through integrated cross-functional efforts. Notable contributions include: • Solely responsible for generating insights that culminated in approval for Spend Based Earn (SBE) for Iberia. • Contributed to COVID-19 modelling for SBE with British Airways. - Executed advanced data analysis with SQL (Snowflake, Redshift), Python, and Tableau, driving data-driven insights for strategic business decisions. - Utilized AWS Sagemaker for robust data extraction and transformation, ingesting data from many sources to consistently deliver precise business intelligence results. - Managed stakeholder communications, gathering project requirements to ensure timely project delivery.

Birkbeck, University of London | Sep 2020 - Aug 2022


Masters in Data Science with Merit Modules include: Applied Machine Learning; Cloud Computing; Computer Systems; Data Analytics using R; Data Science Techniques and Applications; Fundamentals of Computing; Principles of Programming in Python; Programming with Data; MsC Data Science Project. Project title –Twitter Bot Manipulation in the Cryptocurrency Market.

Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) | Aug 2018 - Sep 2020

Prison Officer

A highly varied role which involved supervising and managing offenders and providing a secure environment in one of the largest prisons in the UK. The array of skills I learnt were vast but some of the key include: Managing stressful situations Effective communication Addressing and managing large groups

Euroclear | Sep 2017 - Jul 2018

Business Analyst


Euroclear | Jan 2017 - Sep 2017

Tandem Application Support

Supporting the live CREST system. Fixing errors and system outages. Investigating and answering client and business queries. Continuing to support the team currently with weekend and on-call work whilst working in another team.

Euroclear | Dec 2015 - Dec 2016

Test Analyst

Testing: • Analyse business and design documentation and produce estimates for time and effort required to script and execute each process. • Produce test documentation relating to the preparation and execution of test specifications based on defined new business and technical requirements. • Carry out reviews of test scripts to ensure completeness, suitability and accuracy of test specification. • Record the test execution results and update related documentation.

Euroclear | Oct 2014 - Dec 2015

Aplication Design Analyst

Build and Design: • Write and unit test COBOL programs in a Tandem (HP Non-stop) environment. • Have a working understanding of Tandem concepts and functionality. • Produce program specifications from detailed impact analysis documentation. • Link test (sub-system test) programs.

T W BARBER LTD | Jul 2014 - Oct 2014



The University of Nottingham | Jan 2011 - Jan 2014


I received a 2:1 on my dissertation on beta secretase inhibitors as a treatment for Alzheimer's Disease. I also studied modules including: • Population Genetics • Human Variation • Advanced Biochemistry of Cancer • Advanced Biochemistry • Fundamentals of Physical/Organic/Inorganic Chemistry I also carried out extensive lab-work and wrote lab reports which involved heavy use of Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.

St Anne's Care Home for the Elderly | Oct 2010 - May 2011


My responsibilities included helping those with reduced mobility get around, serving and feeding dinner to the residents. This post demonstrates my: • Patience and tolerance • Teamwork • Enthusiastic Attitude • Reliability

Hackney Homes | Jun 2008 - Jul 2008


I worked on rotation in different departments. My responsibilities included administration and working at reception. I also made calls to clientele in rent arrears. In this role I demonstrated: • Teamwork • Communication skills • Experience of working in an office environment

My Education

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Master of Science - MS, Data ScienceBirkbeck, University of London | 2022
Bachelor of Science (BSc), BiochemistryUniversity of Nottingham | 2014

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