Hugh is a Principal at consultancy Taylor Fry based in Sydney, Australia. His particular interest is “big data” projects in insurance and other analytics areas. He recently developed sophisticated general insurance pricing models and customer profiling models in telecommunications. Hugh is an active and respected researcher whose awards include the 2011 University of Melbourne’s Chancellor’s Award for his PhD thesis on Statistical Methods for the analysis of high-dimensional data. His 2010 paper “Towards a better inflation forecast” won the 2011 A M Parker Prize for the most outstanding paper published by the Actuaries Institute.