About me

Data journalist at swissinfo.ch (Swiss Broadcasting Corporation), data visualisation guru, keen data scientist, nerd journalist, R developer, recovering quant, genetics PhD.
Loves open source, indie music, squash, cooking and IPA. Lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Recent blog posts

Data-driven stories

Terrorism 20 years after the Luxor tragedy

Nov 2017

Foreigners arriving in Switzerland more likely to be highly skilled

Oct 2017

Are the Swiss too strict about the Dublin accords?

Feb 2017

Which European countries attract the most immigrants?

Migration series, part IV. Featured in Revolution Analytics (Microsoft’s blog on data science). Oct 2016

Are we really facing an unprecedented migrant crisis?

Migration series, part III. Sep 2016

With 244 million immigrants in the world, which country has the most?

Migration series, part II. Sep 2016

How countries differ in their sport representation at the Rio Summer Olympics?

Featured in Revolution Analytics. Aug 2016

Finding photographic ‘true love’ in Switzerland

Aug 2016

The complete history of every No. 1 tennis player

Featured by Edward Tufte. Jul 2016

Ageing trends go global

Jun 2016

2015: when the wave of migrants reached Europe

Shortlisted for the Information is Beautiful 2016 award in the category data journalism. Dec 2015

Graphics to guide you through the climate talks

Nov 2015

Making sense of migration: facts and figures

Jul 2015

How direct democracy has grown over the decades

Jun 2015

Is Switzerland really the country of bankers?

Featured in FiveThirtyEight’s data journalism weekly roundup. Sep 2014