Chris Hyland

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Data scientist, Economics graduate, filmmaker.


What I get up to

Civil Service

I am currently a Data Scientist at DWP, as my third posting on the Civil Service Digital and Data Fast Stream. My first was as a User Researcher at the Government Digital Service, and my second as a Software Developer at DWP.

Blue Coat Productions

I do bits and bobs of freelance video production and have had my footage used by organisations including the BBC.

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I was a 2023 UK Boardroom Apprentice, receiving training and experience to become a charity trustee.


I previously led Foodprint, a social enterprise tackling food waste and food insecurity that impacted 700 people a week and turned over £10,000s.

Academic life


BSc Economics, University of Nottingham

First (83%)
Top in (280+) cohort in first and final year
Vice-Chancellor's Medal

A levels

Maths, Further Maths, Physics

A*, A*, A*


10 x A*