Jake Barrett recently completed his MSc in Big Data Science at Queen Mary University of London and holds a BSc in Mathematics from Keele University. He joined HDR UK in September 2020 as part of his industrial experience year working as a Data Science/Software Engineering Intern. His responsibilities include collecting and onboarding datasets to the Gateway as well as working with the Data Utility team to improve the quality of metadata.

Before joining HDR UK, he was able to apply his academic skills directly to health data by completing his dissertation project on the detection of cancerous Signet Ring Cells in histology images.