About Us

Aleph Insights is a London-based analytical consultancy that was founded in 2014. The company specialises in supporting strategic decision-making in business and industry, as well as in defence, security, intelligence and international affairs.


Meet The Team


Nick Hare

Nick Hare

Nick Hare founded Aleph Insights in 2014. Since then, he has delivered analytical training, consultancy advice, and research to customers in government, industry, and the military. This has included analysis of innovation in MOD to support the establishment of the Defence and Security Accelerator, development and deployment of an algorithm to assess the accuracy of crowd judgements, and the generation of scenarios for future space traffic. Prior to establishing Aleph Insights, he worked in various roles across the Ministry of Defence, the Cabinet Office and the intelligence community for 15 years, most recently within Defence Intelligence, where he was responsible for professionalising intelligence analysis.


Peter Coghill

Peter Coghill

Peter Coghill joined Aleph Insights as a director in 2015, having had a wide-ranging career in intelligence, analysis, business consultancy and engineering. He has delivered a number of projects relating to systems design, cybersecurity, and machine learning for customers in government and the intelligence community. Prior to joining Aleph, Peter worked for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, assisting military and other government customers by designing bespoke analytical systems and delivering operational support. He has also designed electronic testing and manufacturing systems in industry, and has worked as a systems analyst in Dstl and Defence Intelligence.


Chris Wragg

Chris Wragg

Dr Chris Wragg joined Aleph Insights in 2016 following a diverse career in government and academia. Before becoming a member of the Aleph team, Chris enjoyed a variety of roles including those of university lecturer, intelligence analyst, and speechwriter for government ministers. He also deployed to Iraq as an analyst, and spent two years working in Canada on behalf of the British government. Chris has led a number of projects for Aleph, ranging from the delivery of a major study into cybersecurity in the MOD, to the development of interactive fiction to assist strategic decision-makers.


Sara Nonu

Sara Nonu

Sara joined Aleph Insights in 2019 with international experience in geopolitical risk analysis to support policy development. She most recently spent four years working for the New Zealand Defence Force. Sara is well versed at engaging and collaborating with senior leaders and key stakeholders, presenting evidence-based analysis to influence decision-making. She has represented organisations at cross-government and international fora throughout Asia-Pacific and North America, and also completed a tour of duty with the United States Department of Defense in Washington D.C.


James Bayliss

James Bayliss

James joined Aleph Insights in 2020 following a career in government and academia. Before joining, he had an array of lead data visualisation roles working for Thomson Reuters, Refinitiv and the Office for National Statistics (where he completed his PhD). James has significant experience producing data visualisation content for a range of media, audiences and end target aims, including developing MVPs and PoCs, and high-resolution, high quality visualisations for printed and online media outlets. He has worked on projects for World Economic Forum conferences, Davos, and American and UK NGOs.


Anna Pearson

Anna Pearson

Anna joined Aleph Insights in 2020 after completing her National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) accredited MSc in Information Security. Anna previously worked in Germany as a security consultant where she supported the monitoring and implementation of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) for large engineering and critical infrastructure organisations. She has also worked as an advertising operations manager, specialising in data analytics, behavioural analysis and advertising fraud prevention. Anna has experience working with clients in science, engineering, R&D and academia, and with online brand management and awareness.


Caroline Wragg

Caroline Wragg

Dr Caroline Wragg joined Aleph Insights in 2020. Prior to this, she spent most of her career undertaking academic research. She has worked on numerous research and evaluation projects, looking at the implementation of local and national initiatives, primarily within an educational setting. She has extensive experience of developing research costings, devising methodology and analysing data in an applied setting. Caroline has a BSc from the University of Bristol and a PhD from the University of Exeter. Before her academic career she undertook an Advanced Development Programme for a global retail bank.


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