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Data Scientist, Entrepreneur and Speaker

03
SEP
2016

Credit Scoring CCUK

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Call Credit UK initiated a project to create algorithms to determine a credit card applicant’s probability of defaulting. Engaged as PM to lead this project. Analysed existing scoring systems; defined project approach; led 4-strong development team; determined relevant algorithms and data processing methods; wrote SQL queries and liaised with customer to ensure correct model calibration. Succeeded in delivering algorithms based on Random Forest, resulting in an increased accuracy of 30%, facilitating 20% reduction in losses.