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Shima Afzali

Head of Data and Insights, Information Technology
Shima Afzali

Mobile: +64 22 102 3871

About Shima

Shima joined Forsyth Barr in 2023 as the Head of Data and Insights. With a background in the digital technology sector, Shima brings a wealth of expertise in data science and artificial intelligence. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington, which has provided her with a solid foundation in advanced computational techniques. 

Shima has accumulated over 8 years of professional experience this field, focusing on leveraging data-driven insights to drive business growth and innovation.

Shima's passion for sharing knowledge is evident in her work as an author. She has written book chapters, conducted extensive research, and published articles on international AI and Computer Visions problems and trends. Through her writings, she engages a global audience and promotes technology literacy. 

Additionally, Shima is an active participant in international forums and conferences. She regularly presents her research and insights, contributing to the advancement of the data science community.

Shima is based out of the Wellington office

Forsyth Barr Ltd Wellington Office
Level 22 NTT Tower
157 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6011

PO Box 5266, Wellington 6140
Phone: +64 4 499 7464