Dr. Ash Booth

Head of Artificial Intelligence, HSBC, United Kingdom

Dr. Ash Booth – Head of Artificial Intelligence, HSBC, United Kingdom

Dr. Ash Booth is an entrepreneur, data scientist and machine learning researcher. Beginning his academic endeavors with a BSc in Biomedical Science, Ash soon transitioned through bio-inspired computing to computer science and, aged 21, began his PhD in the Application of Machine Learning to Algorithmic Trade Execution at the University of Southampton.

Since then, he has worked a number of contract roles as a machine learning and data science consultant at various hedge funds and investment firms, before heading up the artificial intelligence team of HSBC’s Corporate and Institutional Digital programme.