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Our People

Deep data and clever algorithms are a great beginning, but it’s what you do with it that makes the difference and for this you need exceptional people.

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Lab360 is lucky to have a team of super-smart Insight Managers and very talented Data Analysts who make sure our work is accurate and useful and will deliver results to our clients. After all, you can have all the data and technology in the world, but if you can’t bring it to life in a meaningful way, then that information is no use to you at all. And for that you need people – good people.

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Acting Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Erin Thomas

This self-confessed process geek is determined, methodical, and has a great eye for detail. She’s analytical and insightful, and knows the secret to getting the best out of the team. Remarkably skillful with all baking requirements, there’s nothing an Erin cake can’t fix.

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Principal Analyst

Fleur Watson

Super skilled and always accurate, Fleur is one of our top analysts. She has a gift for seeing patterns in numbers, and a frightening ability for discovering things you didn’t realise you needed to know.

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Lead Marketing Information Analyst

Duncan Tait

A coding genius with superb attention to detail, Duncan fires through work like a man possessed. Same as when he’s on the indoor netball court, he’s precise, agile and all about the team.

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Data Engineer

Michael Glenny

Michael helps people answer complicated questions about their business. A recent philosophy and com-sci grad, he’ll always bring a new angle to a discussion. In the words of a colleague: “ask everyone to bring an apple and Michael will bring a pineapple”.

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Paul Berry

Off beat yet switched on, Paul is a pro at working out the most effective way to allocate limited resources. He’s also well known (and liked) around the office for his random acts of baking kindness.

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Lin Ding

A firm believer of “small things make big things happen”, Lin’s a calm problem solver. Weekdays he figures out the best way to get marketing cut through and in the weekend you can find him cutting through fresh snow.

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Manager, Lab360 Analysts

Danita Cherry

Danita is always up for a challenge – from tackling one of NZ’s Great Walks to how to deliver campaigns better and faster. She loves to seek out new food, travel spots and word puzzles so she is right at home in the Lab, with a constant stream of fun facts to uncover.

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Marketing Information Analyst

Jamie Fenton

Jamie’s middle name is Curious. She’s a published journalist, an inventor and is currently pursuing a Masters in Analytics. A down to earth Taranaki girl, Jamie is always looking for an opportunity to try something new, learn and make a difference.

Marketing Information Analyst

Alexander Chobanovich

Every team needs a trilingual Serbian computer and electronics enthusiast. Especially one that has co-starred in a TV ad. Alex is an experienced traveller, analyst and loves seeing clients take action from the insights we uncover.

Data Engineer

Vicky Wall

Vicky loves the thrill of the chase and seeking out the golden nugget of information that challenges assumptions or popular opinion. Parla italiano and enjoys trying foreign recipes.


Rachel Lister

A water baby at heart, Rachel certainly appreciates the Wellington office’s waterfront location. Adaptable and curious, Rachel navigates the complexities of data and analysis with the same poise and flair of her Sunday surfs.

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Acting Head of Analytics

Michael Camilleri

Michael has decades of experience solving complex problems in research scientist roles. He’s a bottomless pit of statistical modelling knowledge and his enthusiasm for data and analysis knows no bounds.

Marketing Information Analyst

Russell Gribble

Never satisfied with the status quo, Russell is always finding new and interesting ways to tackle a problem, especially if he can bypass the boring bits! An adventurous cook, Russell appreciates the smallest detail can make a big difference to a successful outcome.

Insights Manager

Matt Irwin

Luckily Matt decided to turn down a professional football career for analytics. A pom, but not a whinger, Matt has a laid back style that allows him to stay focused on what will really make a difference for clients.

Insights Manager

Michael Keen

Mike helps clients answer questions through Loyalty’s data & analytics capability. If there’s one thing he loves more than getting great data driven outcomes for clients, it’s getting to know his new born daughter together with his wife. Although, sport and a few cold ones with mates are right up there too.

Head of Data Engineering

James Wood

James never really grew out of his love for Lego… except that nowadays he builds data-driven solutions with people and technology instead of pirate ships with plastic blocks. On the weekends you might catch a glimpse of him flying past on his motorbike.

Marketing Information Analyst

Megan Blair

Honest and upfront, Megan cracks into the problem by grasping bigger picture and nitty-gritty using a well-defined process. Stakeholders appreciate Megan’s expertise of translating complex issues into easy-to-understand languages, so they never scratch their heads to make sense of data. On Sunday mornings, you may find her making sense of life by spending time with her lovely dogs in the Otaki Forks walk.

Senior Data Warehouse Developer

Rizaldy Avera

What Riz enjoys the most are the challenges that our new direction faces and the opportunity it gives him to grow and improve himself and refine the great processes we already employed and most of all, being a part of this. Outside work Riz has been mastering the balance between light and shadow through a DSLR, as well as using it to capture his reason of being – family.

Data Visualisation Engineer

Dannielle Stead

Danielle, a talented Mathematics/Physics grad who helps the team to build up compelling data visualisations. She’s also an adventurous problem solver who enjoys cracking into new concepts. Don’t you ever judge her by appearance, outside work you may find her doing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and snowboarding!

Data Warehouse Developer

Robert Polakovic

Whether you ask for a database solution, a game of FIFA18, or you are feeling undefeatable at the pool table, Rob is always up for the challenge. He’s also a doughnuts lover who often on the way hunting for cafés with good doughnuts around NZ. Tips for beating Rob at the pool table, never be tricked by his seemingly unprofessional stroke, it’s his tactic to be under-estimated.

Head of Insights

Dan Hamilton

A happy father of his 10 months old little man who claimed himself being a “boring individual” brings quite a bit of laughter and brain teasers into the office. Dan is an optimist and out-of-box thinker, if your work gets a bit stranded and you feel a bit blue, he is definitely the guy you want to have around.