We are a team driven to question and answer.

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Escapees from senior roles in government technology, science, commerce and fund managment.

Data is our universe. Finding it. Playing with it. Working with it.

Questioning and answering.

Meet the team

Dr Mark Howland
Chief Data Scientist
Suraj Gohil
Product Director

Suraj Gohil graduated with a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science from Oriel college Oxford.  Suraj has an extensive career in finance with a primary focus on corporate and government debt markets.  He started his career as a structured credit trader for KBC Financial products.

 

He then moved to the hedge fund industry where he joined Observatory Capital management as a portfolio manager for European credit before taking over the global Emerging markets credit business.  He later moved to CQS where he setup the non-Asian Emerging markets credit business.

Meet the team

Dr Brent Mittelstadt
Data ethics Advisor

Brent is a philosopher specialising in data ethics in relation to algorithms, machine learning, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, Big Data, and medical expert systems.

 

At Fable, Brent is a Strategic advisor on Data Ethics.

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Dr Mark Howland
Chief Data Scientist

Mark has a PhD in Archeological Science from Bristol University and an MChem in Chemistry from Oxford University. His expertise lies in driving strategic change as the conduit between Data Science and business activation. Mark started his career at Dunnhumby, the company that wrote the book on Customer Data Science. Over the last 15 years, he’s worked with and for some of world’s biggest brands including Tesco Malaysia, Nectar UK and Aeon Retail in Japan. He is fascinated by the wealth of information on human behaviour contained in our travel, media and purchase patterns.

 

Mark lives in St Albans with his wife and two daughters. He frequently plays 5-a-side football albeit with a lot more enthusiasm than skill.

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Jonathan Franco
Junior Data Scientist

Jonathan has a BSc in Economics from the University of Surrey and an MSc in Financial Engineering from Imperial College London. During his experiences within trading and research at J.P. Morgan and Commerzbank, his interest moved away from traditional methods of statistical analysis to more machine learning and NLP orientated.

 

In his spare time, he enjoys solving data science problems on Kaggle, projects include stock returns prediction and federal reserve sentiment analysis. Outside of work Jonathan takes pride in scoring goals and nutmegging opponents during a game of futsal.

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Richard Taylor
Data Scientist

Richard has an MSc by Research in Astrophysics from The University of Manchester where his thesis focused on the statistics of the distribution of galaxies within computer simulations of the Large Scale Structure of the Universe. Following time working in Audit for KPMG, Richard joined Barclays as a Data Scientist, where he worked for the 5 years prior to joining Fable. At Barclays he worked within Market Surveillance developing Machine Learning methodologies and models using the latest Big Data technologies.

 

Outside of work and when he doesn’t have his head in some Data Science, Richard enjoys cooking, visiting art exhibitions, an annual ski trip and the occasional dip in the sea with his surfboard.

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Professor Anne Trefethen
Strategic Advisor

Anne, is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Services and University Collections), and professor of Scientific Computing at the University of Oxford. She is a fellow of St Cross College. Her work in industry and academia focuses on numerical algorithms and software, computational science and high-performance computing.

 

At Fable, Anne is a Strategic Advisor on Science, Technology and Fable’s wider organisational development.

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Sairam Kamath
Chief Technology Officer

Sai has lived and worked on 4 continents, built technology solutions for the governments in Asia and Australia, built financial software for money managers on Wall Street and most recently, co-managed a portfolio of quantitative investment strategies in Credit. He brings over two decades of technology development experience, over a decade of trading experience in financial markets and looks to shape the path Fable will take as it emerges a leader in this space.

A graduate from London Business Schools Masters in Finance and an Electronics Engineer by training, Sai practices a cross disciplinary line of thinking along with a love for bringing business focused technology enabled solutions to life. He considers this creative journey to be a very enriching spiritual process, equally as enjoyable as the process of creating a great meal for the people he loves.

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Suraj Gohil
Product Director

Suraj Gohil graduated with a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science from Oriel college Oxford.  Suraj has an extensive career in finance with a primary focus on corporate and government debt markets.  He started his career as a structured credit trader for KBC Financial products.

 

He then moved to the hedge fund industry where he joined Observatory Capital management as a portfolio manager for European credit before taking over the global Emerging markets credit business.  He later moved to CQS where he setup the non-Asian Emerging markets credit business.

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Rudy Seeneevassen
Operations Director

Rudy has over 15 years experience of operation management, project and software/product management under his belt. He moved to London after graduating with a BSc Business, Economics and Law from the University of Montpellier, France.

His mission is to improve operational efficiency. He has consulted with many companies, such as digital production and marketing agencies, to define process and recommendations to deliver products or services to its customers in the most cost-effective manner possible whilst ensuring high quality of service.

His other passion is cooking, especially spicy food. Don't follow him on Instagram...you'll get hungry!

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Luke Kennedy
CEO

Luke is an experienced team, product and business builder. In his twenties Luke founded two market making investor research businesses, building out global research platforms in partnership with teams that now lead and develop those businesses beyond Luke’s imagination and comprehension.

 

At Fable Luke’s role is to challenge. Challenge the market, the team and our data. Some of the institutions that have nurtured and constrained Luke in equal measure include the London School of Economics, policy think tank DEMOS and the Goldman Sachs SME alumni scheme

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Stephanie Goulden
Sales Director

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, Stephanie spent some years working in stockbroking before moving into the world of big data, through a combination of business development and finance jobs at Experian, Nectar, Cardlytics and as a management consultant for numerous travel, retail and media UK brands.  She loves working at the threshold between finance, predictive data analytics and strategy, by merging data driven understanding with financial storytelling.

Stephanie lives in Blackheath with her husband and very energetic toddler and spends the weekends chasing him around Greenwich park

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Peter Johnson
Chief Finance Officer

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at Touche Ross (now Deloitte) in London, Peter joined a newly formed insurance broker serving the financial sector and saw the business through to a successful acquisition as a highly profitable 70-head internationally represented niche broker.  In 1999, Peter co-founded a VC-backed business that created an online platform to distribute US commercial insurance risk into the London Market.  As one of two key executives, he led the development, testing, and roll-out of the company’s systems as well as the finance, capital raising, and compliance side of the business.  Since then, Peter has worked with a number of early-stage technology businesses and has considerable experience of capital raising, shareholder structures, and the financial, operational, systems, and management requirements of that sector. 

 

Peter has also been active as a finance consultant and entrepreneur in the third sector, in particular, education.  In 2010 he formed and led the parent group that in 2013 opened Judith Kerr Primary School as a free school in SE London.  He remains Chair of the Local Governing Body.  He is also a director of openDemocracy Ltd, which publishes news and analysis on politics and human rights.Away from his laptop, Peter is an active musician, loves reading good books, especially in foreign languages, and is keen to enthuse his children with his love of mountain walking while he can still keep up with them.

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Tiffany Lathe
 Legal Counsel

Tiffany is a tech lawyer with over ten years’ experience in guiding public and private companies on all aspects of business both domestically in the UK as well as internationally.
 
Her last executive position was SVP & General Counsel of Rackspace, a cloud computing company with over $2B in revenues, which IPO-ed in 2008 and then sold out to private equity in 2016 for $4.3B. Whilst working for Rackspace, Tiffany led both the global legal department as well as the international HR team. She also did a bit of dabbling in the Far East being executive sponsor for their Hong Kong operations.
 
Tiffany is fanatical about creating a world-class working environment and workplace culture in which every employee feels valued and inspired to greatness. Away from work, Tiffany is an avid reader (loves a Greek tragedy) and is attempting to write her own novel (two sentences a week if she is feeling inspired). She also enjoys hiking, which is fortunate for her two dogs, Billy & Massimo Oreo as they like a dog walk even more than Lucy’s sausages.

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James Sherwood-Rogers
Non-Executive Chairman

James led the growth of Landmark Information Group for DMGT, creating a data business that stretched across Property, Financial and Insurance markets with sales in excess of £200m.

 

Now a board director and investor, James is also Chairman of COPSO, the property data trade body, and a member of the Land Registry Advisory Council. 

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Lucy
Office Dog

Lucy’s role is to keep Regent’s Park free of squirrels or sleep somewhere in the office. You can usually hear her before you see her as she snores very loudly! Lucy says, “if you want to visit the office please bring sausages”

Archie
Office Dog

A true terrier, with endless enthusiasm, Archie is happiest chasing anything that catches his attention. Iron jaws make sure no detail escapes him.

Where are we

75 Gloucester Place

London

W1U 8JP

United Kingdom