Dr Peter Boden
Peter Boden is Managing Director of Edge Analytics Ltd. Originally from Bournville in Birmingham, Peter studied geography at the University of Leeds. His specialism in quantitative methods led to PhD study, supported by ONS, investigating the influence of migration upon sub-national population projections. Peter is a former Operations Director of the university spin-out, GMAP Ltd, specialising in the delivery of geographical modelling solutions to support retail planning, both in the UK and internationally. He was also Director at the Callcredit Information Group, providing credit and marketing analytics to the UK financial services and retail sectors. Peter is a specialist in population analysis, particularly the impact of internal and international migration upon demographic change in local areas. Peter has continued to publish research in collaboration with colleagues at the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy at the University of Leeds. In the provision of specialist services in demographic analytics, estimation and forecasting, Peter continues to work with a wide range of public and private sector organisations in the UK. Peter lives in Leeds. He is a qualified FA coach and is school governor at his local Academy.