Dr. Chanuki Seresinhe
Data Science Humanist
Dr. Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe is currently the Head of Data Science at Zoopla, managing data scientists at both Zoopla and Hometrack. Chanuki began working as a commercial data scientist at Channel 4 and, more recently, was the Director of Data Science for Culture Trip.
Chanuki has a PhD in Data Science from the University of Warwick. Her research at the University of Warwick and the Alan Turing Institute involves using big online datasets and deep learning to understand how the aesthetics of the environment influences human wellbeing. Her research has been featured in the press worldwide including the Economist, Wired, The Times, BBC, Spiegel Online, Guardian, Telegraph, Scientific American, Newsweek and MIT Technology Review.