Dave is responsible for all aspects of Stratagem’s Football analysis operations, from ensuring data is collected and meets the excellent standards we require through quality control on the ~6000 games currently covered per season. He also leads the training across all football analysis related activities and oversees the Research Analysts and Prediction Pool.

Dave has experience working for professional clubs Rotherham United, Coventry City Ladies and Barnsley. Dave joined the team in 2012 and became Head of Football in 2014.

Before this he had several jobs, beginning his career as an Accountant after qualifying from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in Accounts & Management Control, after several jobs he changed direction slightly to use his head for numbers and take charge of the performance department of Sheffield City Council’s Sports department. He has several qualifications related to performance analysis in sport, including being ISPAS accredited, fully qualified on Prozone and achieving a professional diploma from Northumbria University.

‚ÄúThis is a dream job, as I can tie in my passion for football with my love of the more statistical nature of the game. It’s rare to find something you can be as passionate about in your working life.”

ANDREAS KOUKORINIS

Founder & Co-Head R&D Engineering (Trading)

MORIS MASHALI

Co-Founder

AL TURNBULL

COO and General Counsel

RON REGAN

Business Development Director

PROFESSOR GARETH PETERS

Computational Statistics Adviser

KOSTAS CHALIKIAS

Co-CTO & VP of Engineering

KOSTAS MANOLARAKIS

CTO and Lead R&D Engineer - (Pod Lead)

DAN EDWARDS

Co-Head R&D Engineering & Co-CTO

AUKE VANDERSCHAAR

Lead R&D Engineer - Computer Vision

ALEC PAYNE

Football Research Coordinator

ALEX HOLYOAKE

R&D Engineer

BOBAN PETROVIC

Core Engineer

CAELIN KAPLAN

R&D Engineer

CARMEN LOPERA

Platform Engineer

DIMA NECHYPORENKO

Core Engineer

GAVIN WHITAKER

KTP Associate

IOANNA VLAHOU

R&D Engineer

IOANNIS GAKOS

Core Engineer

JAMES NORTON-BROWN

R&D Engineer

JOSE LOPEZ

Platform Engineer

JULIA SLIPANTSCHUK

R&D Engineer

KOSTAS PLELIS

Core Engineer

LEANDRO MAYER

Platform Product Manager

LESLIE MACLEOD-MILLER

Non-Executive Director

LORENZO BELLI

Core Engineer

LUCA PEZZANO

Desk Football Analyst

MARY WILLIAMSON

R&D Engineer

MATTHEW ADDAI

Senior Execution Trader

NICOLAS GOIX

Quantitative Researcher

PATRICK SESSFORD

R&D Engineer

OLLY COOPER

VP of Platform

PIETRO SMACCHIA

Lead R&D Engineer (Pod Lead)

POLYVIOS TSIRIMPAS

Software Engineer

RAHUL SAVANI

Research Lead - Automated Market Making

RICARDO SILVA

Research Lead- Machine Learning

SIMON COUSINS

R&D Engineer

STEFAN MANOLE

R&D Engineering Intern

TONY DURIEZ

R&D Engineer