Research Fellow, University of Southampton

November 2020 - present

  • Working alongside Dr Carlos Lamas-Fernández, Dr Antonio Martinez-Sykora, and Dr Christine Currie
  • ESRC Impact Acceleration Account project “Increasing productivity in the domiciliary care sector through automated routing and scheduling of carers”


PhD in Mathematics, Cardiff University

October 2016 - November 2020

  • Fully funded by Cardiff University and EPSRC
  • Supervised by Dr Rhyd Lewis and Dr Jonathan Thompson
  • Research field: Algorithms and Heuristics, Combinatorial Optimisation, Bin Packing, Graph Theory
  • Thesis: Exact and Evolutionary Algorithms for the Score-Constrained Packing Problem

BSc Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics, Cardiff University

September 2013 - June 2016

  • First Class Honours

Professional Memberships



  • A Brief Overview on the Minimum Score Separation Problem - South Wales Operational Research Discussion Society (SWORDS) Meeting, October 2017
  • Heuristics for the Score-Constrained Strip-Packing Problem - The 12th International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and its Applications, Atlanta, USA, December 2018


  • Interschool Postgraduate Representative for Cardiff University School of Mathematics, October 2016 - September 2017
  • STEM Ambassador, November 2017 - present



  • C++
  • Xpress Mosel
  • LaTeX
  • Version control using Git
  • Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems


  • NATCOR Simulation - Loughborough University, July 2017
  • NATCOR Heuristics and Approximation Algorithms - University of Nottingham, April 2018