Experienced Information Architect with a background in psychology and computing. Expertise in requirements gathering, prototyping, analysis, user-centred design, documentation and stakeholder management. Good influencing skills. Combines attention to detail with a big-picture view, identifying and solving big problems for big gains.
Doctoral Programme in Applied Computing to Psychology (incomplete)
University of Kent
Elected courses: Information Retrieval, Social Cognition & Language, Language & Computing, Psychology & Law and Applied Statistics using Computer Packages
Research: evaluate the usability of a database query language. I used task analysis and interviewing techniques together with a log of actions, to determine what users do and think about when using a query language.
MSc Computing Science
University of Stafford
Final year options: Simulation (ECSL & Simon) and Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems (Prolog). I constructed simulations of a taxi service and a petrol station.
BSc (Hons) Psychology
University of Leeds
Final year options: Non-verbal Communication, Personal Construct Theory and Computing in Psychology. I computerised a cognitive task in BASIC on a BBC micro.