Data Analyst

Resume posted by SimonRiley in Agriculture.

Desired position type: Freelance
Location: Alacant Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

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Freelance data analyst and statistical consultant specializing in the fields of agriculture and international development


MSc. Agronomy, Agroecology Concentration – University of Florida – 2018

  • My thesis research involved a Bradley-Terry-Luce modeling of coffee farmers’ perceptions of the key constraints to the adoption of climate smart agricultural practices in Rakai, Uganda.

BSc. Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – McGill University – 2010




Independent Data Analyst & Statistical Consultant             

Past Projects Include:                                                                           2015 – present

  • IITA – data analysis and manuscript preparation for a study on intra-household decision-making patterns and agricultural productivity and investment in Nwoya, Uganda
  • IITA –preliminary data analysis, mapping and reporting for research on coffee and cacao value chain development in Djolu, DR Congo
  • ZOA – hierarchical clustering analysis, impact assessment and report preparation for a Farmer Field School initiative in Nwoya, Uganda

International Potato Center (CIP)                                        Kampala, Uganda

Program Associate, Global Sweetpotato Program                              2016 – 2017

  • Research and writing for proposal development
  • Data collation and project reporting
  • Development of project data management system

Islander Farm (Sevalanka Organic Seeds Co.)    Rajanganaya, Sri Lanka

Sustainable Agriculture Adviser                                                               2013 – 2014

  • Technical support and capacity building for organic cultivation methods and agricultural enterprise management
  • Coordinating marketing and outreach campaigns and the development of the out-grower network

Clark Farms                                                                              Portsmouth, RI, USA

Agricultural Trainee                                                                                   2010 – 2011

  • Greenhouse management (certified organic and conventional), farm machinery operation, soil preparation and planting, etc.
  • Assisting with pilot project to develop a line of landscaping plants from species indigenous to Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island, Div. of Agriculture                   Providence, RI, USA

Technical Field Intern                                                                                              2010

  • Assisted with phytosanitary inspections of registered plant nurseries across the state, including soil sampling and analysis
  • Updated and digitized the State’s NOP organic certification and renewal forms



  • R & RStudio
  • QGIS

Spoken Languages

    English (native), Spanish (A2)

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