An environmental innovator and behavioral expert, our CEO Dan has a track record of successfully delivering ideas and innovations through products and services over the last 10 years. His work devising new methods of insulating buildings in 2008, for example, led to the beginning of a £30m industry in the UK.
Working closely with academic colleagues, Dan has been at the forefront of applied behavioural science in the UK, delivering some of the UK’s first field experiments and creating the company The Behaviouralist.
Rob is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University. His research tests economic theory using field experiments and identifies practical solutions to business and government challenges. He was a collaborator on MINDSPACE, the first influential report about the applications of behavioral economics. Rob’s recent research has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times, and was cited in the award of the Nobel Prize in Economics to Richard Thaler.
Natalie is creative director and product designer with experience bringing concepts, products and behavioral research to life in a variety of mediums and roles at any stage in a business. In her community, Natalie runs an experimental architecture group and guides participants through openIDEO design challenges as a mentor.
Jay is a product manager who has spent his professional life working across a wide range of industries using data to build products, solve problems and help businesses grow and succeed. From projects as wide-ranging as calculating ROI on marketing campaigns in Beirut and using Big Data to develop alternative credit risk modelling; helping people out of the credit trap, Jay is at the forefront of data-driven product development
Divya holds a PhD in Psychology and Law, the first of its kind, from the University of Warwick. At Warwick, Divya won the 2017 Three Minute Thesis Challenge and Psychology Publication Prize. At Signol, Divya leads behavioral research and audits for the Signol service, client relationship management, and grant funded projects.
Geronimo is a talented professional with experience designing, building and delivering innovative, high-quality and scalable solutions for companies and consumers of different industries.
He provides solid architectural vision and leadership to align business needs with cloud strategies and technical solutions that successfully meet the goals.
Julian is a distinguished graduate from the Universidad Nacional Arturo Jauretche where he now works as a professor.
He is an engineer with experience designing, architecting and building innovative software solutions.
His solutions were a success in fields like anti-money laundering and real estate among others.
Eddy is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation. He completed his PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include public economics and development economics.
Harriet is a Product Manager specialising in digital maritime development. Following a career at sea sailing up to the rank of Chief Officer, she moved into the marine technology field ashore. She has worked with groundbreaking multi-company digitized risk prediction initiatives, digital data focused fuel efficiency systems, and fleet voyage planning solutions. Harriet possesses an extensive experience in big data analytics, the agile development process and expanding startup software companies alongside real world knowledge of ships and the wider maritime industry.
Vanessa is a creative yet analytical thinker with a Marketing and PR degree from SNSPA Bucharest.
She previously co-led all business development and marketing functions at London based startup, Lobster, that specializes in creative AI.
Chris focuses on helping customers in new markets realise the operational efficiency gains that can be achieved via Signol's behavioural change approach.
Before joining Signol, Chris worked as a Project and Programme Manager for a number of organisations across Europe, facilitating cross-cultural collaborations in the fields of digital media, creative industries and environmental governance.
He holds an MSc in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh.
Sam Ashworth-Hayes is an economist and sometime journalist specialising in human behaviour and microeconomic theory. He has previously worked for The Behaviouralist, InFacts, and Full Fact. He holds a bachelors degree in economics from the University of York, and an MPhil in the same from the University of Oxford.
Caroline is currently assisting the Business Team. She has previous experience working in HR focussing on learning and development, supporting a HCM software consultancy in connecting neuralgic topics and business processes and most recently working as a student assistant in a robotics project aiming to inspire young women to consider a career in the MINT subjects. Having graduated from the Technical University of Berlin with a degree in Sustainable Management she is keen on being part of green innovations and organizational change.
Poorvi is currently a PhD student in Social Research Methods at the London School of Economics. Prior to this, she has completed her BA in Economics and Psychology from New York University (NYU) and an MSc in Economics and Business (with a specialisation in behavioural economics) from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Additionally, she has research experience in the field of behavioural economics at institutions like NYU, University of Mumbai and ETH Zurich. Her research interests lie in mixed-methods applications of behavioural economics and social psychology.
Maggie is an undergraduate studying history and economics at the University of Oxford. Her interests range widely across the humanities, social sciences, and hard sciences, but she has a particular passion for behavioural economics and environmental policy. As an intern at Signol, she is focusing primarily on content and marketing. She has previously held leadership positions in student publishing, student government, and the arts at Oxford.
The Behaviouralist is a research consultancy with offices in London and Washington DC. The technology underlying the Signol platform was developed during an experiment conducted by The Behaviouralist's team, and subsequently spun out as a new company.
The Behaviouralist's team have worked successfully in a wide range of policy fields, from improving HMRC's collection of taxes - raising more than £9 million in additional revenue in a 23 day trial period - to developing a machine-learning model to detect households in fuel poverty with significantly improved accuracy. This model, Maivn, is now provided free of charge to local authorities and other agencies working to mitigate fuel poverty in England.
Their current projects include measuring the behavioral effects of professional regulation for the European Commission, evaluating a program for Bay Area Rapid Transit, and designing an improved system for public housing allocation in a project with InnovateUK.