Dr Peter Prevos is a civil engineer and social scientist who also dabbles in theatrical magic. Peter has almost three decades of experience as a water engineer and manager, working in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. He has worked on marine engineering, drinking water an sewage treatment projects. Throughout his career analysing data has been a central theme.
He also a PhD in business and is the author of Customer Experience Management for Water Utilities (IWA Publishing) and Principles of Strategic Data Science (Packt Publishing). In his work, Peter combines the social sciences with engineering to create value for customers.
He is currently managing the data science function for a water utility in regional Australia. The objective of this strategy is to create value from data through useful, sound and aesthetic data science. His mission is to breed unicorn data scientists by motivating other water professionals to ditch their spreadsheets and learn how to write code.