NEWS5 April 2022

Kantar Public expands data science team

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UK – Global evidence and advisory business for the public sector Kantar Public has appointed Christine Foster to the newly-created role of global chief product officer for data science.

Christine Foster

Foster (pictured) was previously chief commercial officer at The Alan Turing Institute and held prior senior roles at Liberty Global, American Express and EMI Music.

In her new role, Foster will lead Kantar Public’s international data science work, and focus on integrating data science and artificial intelligence capabilities, government open data assets and classical approaches to survey data.

Dr Michelle Harrison, global chief executive at Kantar Public, said: “In Christine we have found a leader who can operate across disciplinary boundaries to deliver gold standard evidence in new ways.

“Along this, she has an extraordinary track record both in the public and private sector. We were very excited to find Christine and thrilled that she is joining us to lead this new paradigm in our evidence offer at Kantar Public.”