A New Advisor for Immense

May 22nd, 2018
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Immense Simulations are delighted to announce the appointment of Miles Elsden as an Expert Advisor

Dr. Miles Elsden early career was as an academic in France, Germany, and the UK, followed by several years writing software in Brussels. He returned to the UK in 2004 to work for the Ministry of Defence. He then joined the office of the Government's Chief Scientific Advisor (GO-Science), working as Sir John Beddington's Head of Civil Contingencies, Defence and Security where he worked on the UK response to Swine Flu, the Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption, and the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In early 2012 Miles was appointed Chief Scientist at the UK's Department for Transport advising on issues including Autonomous Vehicles, Infrastructure and Big Data. Miles left Government at the end of 2015 to work with a US based AI firm and now splits his time between UCL and advisory/consultancy work providing strategic science, technology and innovation advice for a number of clients across different sectors and industries.

Miles has a background in applied mathematics and computational fluid mechanics. He is a Chartered Mathematician, a Chartered Scientist and a Fellow of the IMA and the IET. He also holds an MBA from Cranfield University and is an Honorary Professor at University College London

"Agent based modelling brings huge benefits to understanding, designing and optimising the next wave of mobility solutions. I am really excited to be working with the impressive team at Immense Simulations and helping them becoming a leading company in this important and rapidly growing market."

Miles Elsden - Expert Advisor - Immense Simulations