The Zinc Group has announced that it has appointed Kjartan Hearn to lead the creation of a new ‘Decision Science’ team.

Hearn has joined the business from Revolut and will lead the development and growth of the new team to match the company’s aim to lead the way in portfolio and operational analysis and modelling.

Hearn has an extensive background in data modelling and operational and statistical analytics, and has previously worked in analytics for Revolut, as a management consultant focusing on large-scale public sector projects, and was also a lecturer at the University of Warwick in ICT to Masters level students, and remains a supervising tutor of dissertations.

Chris Hague, Managing Director said “Kjartan’s appointment is further evidence of our ongoing commitment and investment in develop- ing Zinc into the UK’s market-leading BPO and credit management business.”

“Kjartan’s skillset further elevates our capabilities to allow us to provide our blue-chip client base with even better insight into their portfolio placements and gain a deeper understanding of their customer base, as well as allow Zinc to create more refined strategies to continue driving customer engagement, and improve the customer experience”.