Dr Tania Churchill

Senior Data Scientist / AUSTRAC (Australian Government)

Dr Tania Churchill is a senior Data Scientist within AUSTRAC. She began her career as a software engineer, before completing a Doctorate in machine learning and sports analytics. Moving from academia to government, she transferred her skills in predicting sporting performance to predicting risk at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and, more recently, AUSTRAC.  She is passionate about increasing the maturity of Data Science within government agencies, and inspiring non-technical people to engage with solving problems using machine learning.