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Pye Nyunt

Pye Nyunt

Head of Insight & Innovation
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Pye leads a team of data and behavioural scientists at the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, an East London Local Authority. Over the past 3 years Pye has lead several impactful data-driven insight projects that have lead to better outcomes for residents. Notably his team helped the council identify rogue landlords, set up a borough wide private landlord licensing scheme and is helping prevent homelessness through using data analytics to identify families at risk.

  • Analysing how councils are successfully utilising data to form a clear view of a borough’s residents
  • Exploring how the housing sector can also harness information on local residents in order to cater to their needs locally
  • Discussing the potential behind open data and exploring the most simple and cost-effective way of providing data in a useful way
  • Looking at the potential for the housing sector in Identifying households at risk and target tailored support to people before they reached crisis point and using data to proactively tackle poverty and prevent homelessness
  • Identifying the ability to harness housing statistics and form collaborations between housing associations and the council to tackle key concerns around issues such as tenancy sustainment and homelessness