Janet Bastiman


Janet started coding in 1984 and discovered a passion for technology and problem solving. She holds degrees in both Molecular Biochemistry and Mathematics and has a PhD in Computational Neuroscience where she started her work in Artificial Intelligence. Janet has spent 20 years in industry pushing the boundaries of data science in telecommunications, marketing and the financial sector, where she has helped both start-ups and established businesses implement and improve their AI offering prior to applying her expertise as Chief Data Scientist at Napier. Janet is a committee member for the Royal Statistical Society Data Science Section and treasurer of the IEEE Stem Strategy Committee. She regularly speaks at conferences on topics in AI including explainability, testing, efficiency, and ethics.





Mohamed Alkatheeri
Head National Coordination & Follow-Up Department
UAE Executive Office