Depiction of Dr Sebastian Wernicke joins Oxera as a Partner

Dr Sebastian Wernicke joins Oxera as a Partner

Oxera announces today that Dr Sebastian Wernicke has joined its data science leadership team and will be based in Germany.

  • Sebastian has over 15 years of experience in data science, machine learning and AI.
  • Sebastian has broad sector experience and is a recognised thought leader in his field.

Sebastian specialises in leveraging data science, machine learning and AI to enable data-driven strategic decision making. He has a background in both consulting and executive leadership roles; demonstrates extensive technical expertise; holds a comprehensive understanding of strategic issues; and has broad sector experience across manufacturing, biotech, pharmaceuticals, automotive, telecommunications, technology, financial services, private equity, and consumer goods.

Sebastian has led and overseen hundreds of successful, data-driven initiatives that have sustainably increased profits and reduced the risks of critical decisions. He also regularly delivers keynotes on data and AI at both corporate events (for example, Mars, Unilever and Red Bull) and academic events, including at leading universities such as Wharton and Stanford, as well as speaking at highly regarded conferences such as TED, where he has demonstrated his thought leadership in the field.

Commenting on his appointment, Sebastian said that ‘I’m delighted to be joining Oxera at an exciting time of growth for the data science team. I’m looking forward to working with the team to complement and extend Oxera’s offering, showcasing how data science enables us to delve into large data sets and extract the fine-grained detail, bringing clarity and insights for our clients on complex questions.’

Oxera Partner, Dr Helen Jenkins, echoes his enthusiasm, saying that ‘Data science runs throughout Oxera’s practice and enhances the insights that our work brings to finding answers to business and society’s most challenging questions. His technical expertise, combined with a wealth of experience in harnessing the power of data and AI, has brought insightful results to clients for over 15 years; I’m looking forward to seeing the impact he’ll certainly make at Oxera.’