Welcome | Cingulate Consulting

In addition to consulting work, all of our analysts come from scientific research backgrounds, with most actively pursuing careers in academia. This provides breadth and depth to our experience, and ensures that our skills always remain cutting-edge.

Cliff Kerr

Cliff Kerr | Director and analyst

Cliff received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Sydney. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, working on an implantable computer that will restore lost function in patients with brain damage. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the Kirby Institute in Sydney, Australia, using mathematical models to predict when and where new HIV infections will occur. His areas of expertise include the development of large-scale models, time series analysis, and high-performance computing.

Dalibor Frtunik | Director

Dalibor is a Sydney-based entrepreneur working on renewable energy and workplace automation. He has experience in telecommunications, IT, and banking, and has conducted original research on viscoelastic relaxation, computational chemistry and ion conduction. He has also worked on quantum computers, protein crystallography, and nanomaterial synthesis. Dalibor has a B.S. (Hons I) (Advanced) from the University of Sydney and was its first graduate with a major in Nanoscience, also majoring in Biochemistry.

Dalibor Frtunik

Eve Slavich

Eve Slavich | Analyst

Eve is currently undertaking a PhD in statistical ecology at the University of New South Wales. She has a double degree in Science (Advanced Maths) and Arts at the University of Sydney with honours in Applied Mathematics. She is experienced in applying statistical methods to many types of data, including multivariate and spatial data, and has worked as a credit risk analyst for a major Australian bank.

Daniel Yardley | Analyst

Daniel recently completed his PhD in astrophysics at the University of Sydney. He studied the detection of gravitational waves using pulsar timing, after completion of an honours degree in quantum information theory. Daniel currently works as a science communicator, focusing on facilitating physics experiments for high school students. His specialties include time series analysis, stochastic processes and Monte Carlo simulation.

Daniel Yardley

James Jansson

James Jansson | Analyst

James is a PhD student at the University of New South Wales. His research involves using computational mathematics to determine the current and future nature of the population of people living with HIV in Australia terms of their geographical location, age structure, and accompanying comorbidities. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Sydney in physics and mathematics.

Alex Fun | Analyst

Alex is in the final stages of a PhD in pure mathematics at the University of Sydney, with a focus on algebra.

Alex Fun

Gordana Popovic

Gordana Popovic | Analyst

Gordana recently finished her honours degree at the University of New South Wales, where she is currently undertaking a PhD in statistics. She is currently assisting with mathematical modelling and surveillance of blood-borne viruses and STIs at the Kirby Institute.