MBN’s Robin Huggins, listed as 1 of the 100 most influential people in Data and data-driven business.

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MBN are proud to announce that their Director of Academy & Client Services, Robin Huggins, was named in the DataIQ 100 for 2019. Listed as a data enabler, Huggins is identified as one of the 100 most influential people in data and data-driven business appearing alongside key industry leaders from the best users of data including Aviva, NHS Digital, Aggreko, Castlight Financial, The Data Lab, People’s Postcode Lottery, Standard Life Aberdeen, Channel 4, Transport for London and Barclays.

The list was unveiled at London’s Science Museum on 6 March and profiles the one hundred people leading and shaping the Data Driven business agenda in the UK today. Production of the annual list is a key activity of Data IQ and includes those who have the most influence, highest profile and ground-breaking knowledge in Data and is one of the year’s most important industry publications.

Michael Young, MBN’s Chief Executive Officer said: I am absolutely delighted for Rob. I have yet to meet anyone who dedicates so much time and effort to the data industry. From working with Data Leaders at board level to students looking for their first steps in to the industry on a daily basis, Rob helps them all. To see Rob included in the DataIQ 100 is a tremendous honour and one I am exceptionally proud of. MBN Solutions are an innovative, disruptive Recruitment, Talent and People Solutions Consultancy who have been working in this industry for over 12 years now and Rob has been an integral part of our journey.

Rob Huggins has 20 years’ experience in delivering business value through Recruitment, People Solutions Consultancy and Learning & Development activities. In addition to garnering an enviable record as advisor on senior level Data & Technology Talent Acquisition strategy, Rob sits on The University of Glasgow’s School of Mathematics and Statistics Industrial Advisory Board, is Talent Chair for DMA Scotland and has led the delivery element of the highly successful Data Lab MSc. Placement Programme for the last 3 years.

Huggins said: The people element of the world of Data, Insight and Analytics has been my passion for the last 20 years. As organisational change has positioned Data driven decisioning at the forefront of business success, I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to collaborate with some incredible members of our community over the last few years. To be named in the DataIQ 100 is an unbelievable honour and reflects the prominent position that MBN Solutions occupies in the landscape of organisations looking to be recognised as “Employers of Choice” in the Data, Technology & Digital sectors.

About the DataIQ 100: The first and only fully-curated power list of the most influential data and analytics practitioners in UK organisations. Since 2014, DataIQ has been tracking the rise of chief data officers, chief analytics officers, data scientists, data governance experts and the leaders of key vendors and service providers. Inclusion in the DataIQ 100 is a notable badge of honour that is widely referenced by the individuals who make the cut.

About MBN Solutions: MBN Solutions are an innovative, disruptive Recruitment, Talent and People Solutions Consultancy based in Glasgow and London, UK.

Providing Contract, Permanent and Executive Search sourcing capabilities across the Data Science, Analytics, Technology and Digital sectors, MBN Solutions are the partner of choice for a variety of organisations in the UK, Europe and beyond who are looking for the solution to the increasingly complex challenges around Data Technology Talent Acquisition.

With a strong focus on “Community Building” and close collaboration with a large number of academic institutions, we help our clients solve not only today’s Data Technology Talent problems, but help position them for success tomorrow.