Stefan Hunt
Job Title
Chief Data and Technology Insights Officer
Competition and Markets Authority
Speaker Bio
Stefan Hunt is the Chief Data and Technology Insight Officer at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority. He works across the CMA’s digital portfolio, including providing oversight for the assortment of UK digital cases and the CMA’s input into a new digital regulation regime, and leading the work programs on algorithms and choice architecture. He leads a unit of nearly 60 ‘technologists’ drawn from data science, engineering, technology insight, behavioural science, eDiscovery and digital forensics. These teams work on all the major digital cases, and advise on technology, analyse large datasets, use machine learning, build software, scrutinise algorithms, and more. He is an Honorary Professor in economics at University of Nottingham, has a PhD in economics from Harvard University and has a bachelor’s in mathematics and experimental psychology from the University of Cambridge. He previously worked at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.