Mrs Vanessa Fernandes
Principal Consultant Data Analytics, Atkins
Vanessa is a Principal Consultant and Technical Authority for Data Analytics and Visualisations at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. In her work, she partners with top executives as they bring big data and advanced analytics to bear on complex business problems. She advises Defence, Transportation and other industrial organisations through the steps required to develop analytics capabilities, improve data quality and deliver strategic outcomes. Many of the initiatives Vanessa leads involve using data and technology to gain benefits of digital transformation like improved decision-making and greater efficiency. She has authored articles on data-enabled digital transformation in national publications.