Dr Heather Walker is the Global Head of Data Science, Analytics and Visualisation at Specsavers. In the Data Transformation team, Heather is responsible for leading the business’s data science, analytics and visualisation strategy to liberate and embed data across the organisation.
In her previous role as lead data scientist at Wiggle, she developed Wiggle’s data science strategy and built AI solutions to support personalisation for marketing. Prior to that as senior data scientist at Carnival UK, she tackled a range of customer analytics problems including segmentation, econometrics, propensity modelling, and predictive forecasting.
In her free time, Heather is a keen video gamer, and enjoys applying her analytical skills to optimise her in-game performance. Heather also holds a PhD in Astrophysics and a BSc in Physics.