Principal Consultant

Peter Boden is the founder of Edge Analytics and is a specialist in population analysis, particularly the impact of internal and international migration upon demographic change in local areas.  
Peter studied geography at the University of Leeds, where his specialism in quantitative methods led to PhD study, supported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). His research investigated the influence of migration upon sub-national population projections. He has continued to publish research in collaboration with colleagues at the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy at the University of Leeds.  
In his current role as Principal Consultant at Edge Analytics, Peter continues to work with a wide range of public and private sector organisations in the UK, providing specialist services in demographic analytics, estimation and forecasting. 
Originally from Bournville in Birmingham, 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 studied for his MBA at the University of Bradford.  
Peter is a strong advocate for female participation in sport, and has gained his FA coaching badges, whilst also training grass-roots football teams in Leeds. He has complemented his commercial activities as Chair of Governors at his local Primary School, and as a Governor at one of Leeds’ top Academy schools.