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Luis Lopez-Bracey

Luis Lopez-Bracey

Data Analyst

Contracting Across Tech and Govt

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My New Project

The GitHub History of the Scala Language

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Introduction to Python

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Data Analyst

Analytical virtuoso, transforming data noise into harmonious insights.

My Work

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Introduction to SQL

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Introduction to Python

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The GitHub History of the Scala Language

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My Work Experience

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Contracting Across Various Companies in Tech | Jun 2022 - Present

Data Analyst

• Analyzed customer data and identified patterns and trends, resulting in the development of a new customer segmentation strategy that increased customer retention by 13%. • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to analyze and interpret data from various sources, resulting in the development of new product models that are expected to generate £12M in revenue in the first year. • Built and maintained a library of automated data reports, providing timely and relevant insights to business stakeholders on a regular basis. The method was adopted as the go-to for information sharing approach. • Automated an end-to-end internal ops process reducing the need for a whole FTE (i.e. saving over 40h/week). • Created interactive dashboards in Python to visualize KPIs and provide actionable insights to senior leadership, resulting in a 10% reduction in decision-making time. They have become a standing discussion item. • Influenced cross-functional teams (product, marketing, and data science) to deliver on several OKRs. • Designed a data model to inform product development, leading to x2 product structure enhancements.
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UK Research & Innovation | Sep 2018 - Jun 2022

Senior Portfolio Analyst (Senior Manager)

Strategy and Analysis: ● Developed and presented data models and insights to justify a £300m budget uplift (a 300% increase) for a business case. The plan was agreed and publicly announced by the Prime Minister of the UK. ● Gathered, cleansed, and curated data to analyze a funded portfolio and determine key investment success metrics. Used data insights to standardize processes, which are now the default for the team. ● Created and presented a dataset to drive the roadmap for a £60m investment with high levels of internal and external engagement and influencing. Resulted in a positive 17% growth in the portfolio. ● Subject matter expert in project management, particularly in agile best practices, from scoping and planning to risk and stakeholder management. Mentored several colleagues in the practices. ● Advisory board member for strategic investments. Provide advice and support on high level strategy and programme management (scoping, resourcing, risk, budgeting), contributing to successful delivery of projects. Problem Solving and Creativity: ● Brokered and established a strategic partnership between UKRI and Toshiba. Created an investment growth forecast and visually showcased the potential in the partnership, convincing senior stakeholders. ● Developed and implemented a dashboard solution that enabled managers to evaluate investments systematically, resulting in an 80% reduction in internal errors. Leadership and Influencing: ● Led and modernized the Program Grant scheme, a high-profile investment product, managing £550m in funds. Successfully advocated for two major overhauls to the department heads and strategy board, while effectively managing a diverse team of 8. ● Streamlined OKRs, agile workflows, and data capture, while implementing automation, achieving a 12% efficiency increase in investment product management. ● Headed a cross-team initiative of five, optimizing an investment route that improved data accuracy and accelerated turnaround time by 20%.

SimplifAI Tutoring | Mar 2018 - Mar 2022

CEO - Founder

● Founded and managed an Education Management firm that used analytics and research to pair tutors and students, managing a £10k budget and growing the team to 15 freelancers and 350+ tutors. ● Established partnerships with businesses in China and Hong Kong, resulting in a 40% increase in site traffic. ● Drove ideation to execution, handling analysis, projects, operations, and strategy.

Oliver Wyman | Jun 2017 - Jul 2018

Business Analyst

• Implemented a credit risk forecasting to comply with European Banking Authority guidelines. Responsible for data wrangling, exploratory data analysis, and statistical analysis for a €200bn+ client portfolio. • Supervised data cleansing, processing, and analysis of client deliverables. Given responsibility to oversee entire conveyance operation within the first financial quarter, representing a 800% ramp-up in data volume. • Developed SQL models to extract / transform data from various sources, reducing manual entry time by 65%.

RWE Innogy UK | Jun 2013 - Jul 2014

Project Engineer

• Analyzed a problem and suggested an implementation strategy that saved £200k (3% of installation costs). • Evaluated tender bids by creating cost-benefit analysis matrices. Reduced expenditure by 6% per asset.

My Education

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Master's Degree (M.B.A) in Business AdministrationQuantic Business School | 2023
Master's Degree (M.Eng) in Engineering (Renewables and Robotics)University of Bristol | 2017

About Me

Luis Lopez-Bracey

I am passionate about telling stories with data and identifying opportunities for optimization. Excited to find a new opportunity to use data to drive impact. Ex-strategy consultant, SaaS Startup

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