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Jo Gruchy

Jo Gruchy



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My Portfolio Highlights

My New Course

Introduction to SQL

My New Workbook

RDocumentation: c

My New Track

Power BI Fundamentals

Data guru, harnessing the power of information for actionable insights.

My Work

Take a look at my latest work.


Introduction to SQL


Introduction to R


RDocumentation: c

My Certifications

These are the industry credentials that I’ve earned.

SQL Associate

SQL Associate

Data Literacy

Data Literacy

Other Certificates

SAS Base SAS Certification

DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

A WILDERNESS WAY LIMITED | Aug 2021 - Sep 2022

Management Information & Systems Lead


A WILDERNESS WAY LIMITED | Jul 2021 - Aug 2021

Operations Data Analyst


JAG Outdoors | Feb 2020 - Present


Outdoor instructor and Personal Trainer. We offer a range of exercise and running based classes, as well as a number of outdoor events. Bespoke and personalised activities also available. Activities offered: Walking in summer conditions, including navigation and skills for aspiring leaders. Indoor climbing coaching. Guided trail runs (1 hour to 1 day!) Personal training and nutrition
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Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust | Apr 2018 - Sep 2020

Principal Analyst (Operational Lead)

Leading on operational issues across the team, managing data and information to develop insights into performance. Redesigning existing processes and developing new ones to meet the needs of staff and service users.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust | May 2017 - Apr 2018

Lead Data & Information Analyst

I have worked in 2 roles; firstly in the Business Intelligence function where I was developing relationships with Senior management and operational leaders to deliver relevant and useful MI, enhance data gathering and work with the applications team to make system changes to facilitate this. Secondly for a clinical service, Physical Health Psychology, where I am developing bespoke data collection, reporting and working with the service to develop business cases and project manage extended and innovative new services.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust | Jan 2017 - Apr 2017

Data Developer


Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust | Jul 2016 - Jan 2017

Medical Education Coordinator


Royal Bank of Scotland | Mar 2016 - Jun 2016

Analytics Manager


The Co-operative Bank plc | May 2015 - Feb 2016

Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Responsible for managing the secured portfolio as the bank looks to rebuild. I have implemented a number of system changes and also looked at operational processes with in the underwriting function. Most recently I have been managing the team (following a change of staff) of three new and inexperienced analysts, providing support, SAS and credit risk coaching as well as formal 1:1 and work management.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training) | Jan 2012 - Sep 2015

Adventure Training Technical Officer

Current post involves design and delivery of Adventure Training for the Wing, as well as signing off all unit based activities as safe and appropriate. Teaching and assessing Basic Expedition Leader qualification. Assisting staff in developing skills and experience in a range of disciplines.

4most Europe Ltd | Mar 2015 - May 2015



HSBC | Jun 2014 - Mar 2015

Senior Risk Analyst

I manage a number of projects with in the secured portfolio, providing analytics support to the business; engaging with stakeholders to understand problems and work towards solutions; managing team members work and professional development both in the UK and India; SAS EG/SAS EM/SQL/Excel

HSBC Bank UK | Sep 2013 - May 2014

Risk Analyst

Analysis of data for projects across the mortgage portfolio with regular use of SAS, SQL and Excel. Providing recommendations to the business in co-operation with other departments; negotiating the best way forward and managing a range of requirements. I have quickly developed to be a competent project lead, building relationships and dealing with bespoke queries and long term projects. I regularly second for my manager and provide support to the less experienced analysts in the team.

Williams Hulmes Grammar School | Sep 2009 - Dec 2012

School Staff Instructor

Developing and delivering training for school based CCF cadets. This included introducing the DofE award, BTEC in Public Services and a challenging and progressive outdoor education programme.

J D Williams | Sep 2011 - Apr 2012

Credit Risk Analyst

Analysis and development of new business applications to credit catalogue accounts. Scorecard and strategy development. Production of regular MI. Use of SAS and SQL

JD Williams | Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Fraud Analyst


Aviva | Mar 2006 - Jun 2007

Pricing Analyst


My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Master of Science (MSc), Geological and Earth Sciences/ Geosciences in Earth ScienceThe Open University | 2018
PGCE, Secondary Education and Teaching in EducationUniversity of Chester | 2013
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Environmental Mathematics in MathematicsThe University of Sheffield | 2010

About Me

Jo Gruchy

I'm on the hunt for my dream data job - I have the luxury of a bit of time to work that out but at the same time I'm upskilling and doing plenty of CPD

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