Tom Willcocks joins Nesta as a junior data scientist embedded in the Discovery Hub on a 6-month secondment from the Civil Service Fast Stream.

Tom is in his second year of the fast stream. His first posting was 12 months at the Central Digital & Data Office, where he project managed a cross-government software pilot, alongside managing and improving the IT and information management operations service for the department.

Tom holds a BA in English from the University of Nottingham.

Outside of work, Tom enjoys travelling to as many countries as possible, playing football, reading and hiking.