Richard Davey

Richard Davey

Analytical Consultant

Arcadis Gen

Biography

Richard Davey is an analytical consultant at Arcadis Gen. When he is not working on optimisation problems for clients as diverse as road infrastructure, urban rail, electricity networks and generators, he can be found writing R packages and building electronic hardware.

Interests

  • Numerical problem solving
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Investment optimisation

Education

  • Masters degree in Geophysical Sciences, 2007

    Leeds University

Skills

R

Advanced

Statistics

Practitioner

Energy sector

Domain expert

Python

Beginner

Git

Intermediate

Corporate training

Experienced trainer

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Analytical Consultant

Arcadis Gen

Dec 2018 – Present Sheffield, UK

Responsibilities include:

  • Physical asset investment optimisation
  • Consultancy work including corporate training
  • Innovating new algorithms, tools and products
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Strategy and Commodity Risk Analyst

Contact Energy

Oct 2018 – Nov 2019 Wellington, New Zealand

Responsibilities included:

  • Quantitative scenario modelling to support strategy
  • Building financial models
  • Commodity risk reporting to CEO and CFO
 
 
 
 
 

Production Geologist

Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment

Oct 2013 – Oct 2017 Wellington, New Zealand
I worked as a petroleum production geologist for the New Zealand oil and gas titles and administration authority called New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals
 
 
 
 
 

Consultant Geoscientist

FrOGTech New Zealand

Apr 2013 – Sep 2013 Wellington, New Zealand
I worked as a petroleum exploration geophysicist for a short period before the office closed down.
 
 
 
 
 

Geophysicist

CGG Robertson

Sep 2010 – Mar 2013 Llandudno, Wales
I worked as a petroleum exploration geophysicist as part of a client facing multi-disciplinary team.
 
 
 
 
 

Interpretation Geoscientist

Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty

Aug 2007 – Feb 2010 Perth, Australia

Recent Posts

Projects

armr

Docker containers for R on 32 bit ARM architectures, including Raspberry Pi

chargepointAPI

R package to retrieve vehicle charging infrastructure information from the UK National Chargepoint Registry

DVLA

R package to retrieve vehicle data from the DVLA API

Pi Temperature Dashboard

Temperature sensing on the Raspberry Pi, logging to a database and publishing to Adafruit IO dashboard

Gitlab Runner

Gitlab Runner

Gitlab runner in a docker container. Compatible with Raspberry Pi

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