Dr. Venura Perera

Venura Perera

Data Science Manager, LV=, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Venura heads up the LV=GI team at Bristol University, leading the partnership between the two groups. This extremely ambitious relationship aims to develop education and training pipelines for students and staff, as well as collaborating in cutting edge research to advance the field of data science.

During his career Venura has worked across academic and commercial sectors, creating alliances between multidisciplinary researchers and stakeholder groups. As a research fellow at the University of Exeter he developed mathematical and statistical models. As an innovator in the digital health sector applying data science in improve hospital efficiency and patient wellbeing. Throughout his career Venura has always been motivated to use mathematics to reveal the hidden patterns and produce real world impact.