Martin Burgess

Martin Burgess

Senior Consultant

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Martin is a senior consultant in the Sydney office with specialist skills in data analytics and machine learning. He has broad experience solving complex problems, including developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for a global non-government organisation in India. Martin is passionate about enabling stakeholders to harness data and use it to make decisions and deliver lasting impact.

Influential work

  • Developed the monitoring and evaluation framework for a global non-government organisation to fulfil the requirements of a US$2.5M grant
  • Worked with an artificial intelligence startup to automate financial news analysis using natural language processing
  • Worked with Australian not-for-profit organisations (NFPs) and social businesses to leverage data in their digital communications
  • Established and facilitated an interactive workshop series where senior university students explored the intersection between machine learning and neuroscience
  • Completed a multidisciplinary PhD that used machine learning to understand schizophrenia.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, Martin worked with an international non-government organisation in Mumbai to develop its monitoring and evaluation program. Martin has expertise in data science and has used it while working with an artificial intelligence start-up as well as with NFPs and social businesses. His PhD used a new multidisciplinary approach and advanced statistical methods to understand schizophrenia. He has also taught a variety of courses at Sydney University, including a series that examines the overlap between machine learning and neuroscience.

Martin holds qualifications in science (Sydney University) and medicine (University of New South Wales).

In his spare time...

Martin enjoys hiking, especially in the Australian bush; and seeing live music when he can. He runs Buckley’s & None, an Australian political forecasting site.