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Christine Foster

The Alan Turing Institute
Managing Director for Innovation

Christine Foster is Managing Director for Innovation at The Alan Turing Institute, where she is responsible for driving forward the institute’s goal to translate its data science and artificial intelligence research into real-world impact by forging connections with partners, and extending its reach into industry. Previously, Christine advised Virgin Media on implementing machine learning models to personalise customer interactions and Liberty Global on building a world-class data science team, held leadership positions at a fintech startup, American Express, and EMI Music, built digital analytics teams, implemented predictive models, and generally worked at the intersection of data science and business. Originally from Canada, Christine started her business career as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in economics from the University of Toronto.