Housemark’s Housing Data and Analytics Summit on 9 November will feature a range of in and out of sector data experts speaking on a variety of topics and we’ll be announcing and profiling some of our fantastic speakers over the coming weeks.

As this year’s summit takes place at Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, we ‘re delighted to announce Bernie Collins as our first and keynote speaker! Bernie is a specialist on the cutting-edge use of data in motorsport and will be joining us at Silverstone to speak about business performance and the huge importance of analytics and data in the high-octane, high-pressure environment of F1.

Get to know Bernie Collins

Bernie is the former race strategist at Aston Martin F1 and recently joined the Sky Sports F1 commentary team, aiming to bring her strategy and technical knowledge to the viewers at home.

With 13 years’ experience of working within the Formula One industry, Bernie has travelled to or supported F1 races over a period of nine seasons, across strategy and performance engineering functions. Prior to joining Aston Martin, she spent over five years at McLaren Racing.

Bernie’s role has seen her leading race strategy decisions from the pitwall that have directly influenced the results of both drivers and team, balancing information flow from the drivers, engineers and support team in mission control as well as reacting to external events.  She has worked alongside numerous drivers including Sebastian Vettel, Lance Stroll, Sergio Perez, Jenson Button, Nico Hulkenburg and Esteban Ocon.

Bernie was selected as one of the ‘30 under 30’ young rising stars of manufacturing for the Make it in Great Britain campaign and named in The Manufacturer Top 100 UK Role Models. – get to know Bernie Collins

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Book your places today!

Housemark’s Housing Data and Analytics Summit takes place on Thursday 9 November at Silverstone International Conference and Exhibition Centre and is the only data event dedicated to the social housing sector, with an agenda jam-packed full of exciting content – all aimed at helping you to harness the power of data.

Learn from and be inspired by Bernie and other speakers, network with peers and explore the value and potential data can bring to your organisation. Take advantage of our early bird discount and book your places now.