UCL School of Management

Louis Vainqueur

Adjunct Teaching Fellow
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square


Louis is a Lead Data scientist specialised in deep learning and network analytics and the president of Elody Academy, an organisation specialised in data science training .  An early adopter of new technologies, Louis was the first data scientist hired by Bain & company in Europe where he applied his skills to Private Equity , Consulting and R&D assignments for 3 years with continued success.  Prior to joining Bain, Louis worked for Serrula Research as a Research Director where he mined large data sets and introduced big data tools and techniques to the credit card industry. He later joined Markit Group, as Data Scientist VP. There, he worked on analysing massive financial datasets and also built the first recommendation engine for Markit collaboration, the intrapreneurship project that would later become the unicorn startup Symphony. He is the organiser of the hands-on data science workshop meetup that grew to 600 members in 3 years and he has been teaching Introdction to big data and data science at Edhec business school since 2015 .  Louis holds a Masters Degree from Sciences Po Paris (Finance) and undergraduate degrees in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Sorbonne University, he also holds certificates in machine learning and applied statistics.