Dan Cookson - Digital Innovation Consultant
Dan is a specialist housing market research and data visualisation analyst, joining HFS in January 2017 to further strengthen the organisation's status as the voice of the home building industry, supporting its evidence base through data collection and analysis.
Widely recognised as an innovator in the analysis of the sales and rental markets in Scotland and the UK, he provides bespoke research and commentary for a wide range of clients including property agents, developers and investors – and is passionate about using the latest web-based mapping and visualisation tools to share data and facilitate better understanding of our cities and communities.
Previous career experience includes Directorships of several innovative information businesses including SeeIT Ltd, an information consultancy providing GIS (geographic information systems). He was a founding Director of MyHousePrice.Com Ltd and headed up Telesis, the consultancy arm of Scottish Homes. Prior to this, Dan was an independent Business Research Consultant, having previously worked for KPMG Management Consulting.