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 founded Aleph Insights in 2014. Since then, he has led a wide range of analytical projects for customers in government and industry. These have included an analysis of cyber risk in defence procurement, the generation of scenarios for future space traffic, a probabilistic assessment of explanations for flight MH370's disappearance, and the development of dashboards to visualise the UK's preparedness to deal with major hazards. 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 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

Chris 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. 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 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.


Tom Spence

Tom joined Aleph Insights in 2020 as a data analyst. He holds an MSci in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and is working towards an MA in Public Policy and International Affairs from the American University of Beirut. Tom has previously worked for the trading division of a major oil and gas firm in a variety of analytical, operational and strategy roles. He has extensive experience in both qualitative and quantitative analysis, with specialisms in the Middle East, security and energy.


Caroline Wragg

Caroline Wragg

Caroline joined Aleph Insights in 2020. Previously, she spent most of her career in academia. Caroline has worked on research and evaluation projects, looking at the implementation of local and national initiatives, primarily within education. She has extensive experience in 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. Prior to academia, she undertook an Advanced Development Programme for a global retail bank.


Jordan Fermanis

Jordan Fermanis

Jordan joined Aleph Insights in 2021 as a technology writer and researcher. He holds a MA in Comparative Literature from University College London and BA in Communications (Journalism) and Creative Intelligence and Innovation from University Technology Sydney. Jordan has previously worked for local and international news publications in Australia as well as B2B publications in the UK. He has experience across a range of multimedia projects from documentary film to essay writing, news reporting and data journalism.


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