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about us

nquiringminds is a British AI company. Our advanced technology is a trusted data exchange (TDX). We enable intelligent secure sharing of IOT data streams, private data sets and open data with sensor technologies. We work with the best and brightest people on hard data sharing and data analytics problems.

The company’s success has been built over 10 years on a strong foundation of technological excellence and know how and a passion for problem solving and delivering value.

We always strive to produce exceptional products, leading the way in innovation. We value a multi-disciplinary culture in which every team member has responsibility and authority to apply their skills to build cutting edge solutions. Our team have deep expertise in mathematics and machine learning as well as operational experience in delivering innovative data analytics solutions.

Founded in 2010 by AI and Cyber Security  experts from the mobile industry and defence research industry, nquiringminds has been building secure data sharing solutions for Central Government, the Public Sector and Industrial Manufacturing and Agriculture.

PM and Dr Nicholas Allott
Dr Nicholas Allott and Anita Allott


Dr Nicholas Allott

Nick is CEO of NQM. Previous positions include Engineering Director at Motorola, CTO for FastMobile (acquired by RIM), CTO of both the international standards organisation OMTP and Wholesale Application Community. Nick has a PhD in AI and is a Visiting Professor at University of Southampton

Anita Allott

Anita is Director of Strategy with previous roles at Roke, Siemens, PriceWaterhouse, and CIMA. She studied Economics at Nottingham University, holds an MBA from Henley, and has a large body of published work.

Dr Alexandru Mereacre

Alexandru is a senior software developer working on industrial and consumer applications. He had experience working with embedded systems and IoT. Currently he specialises in software and hardware security for Industry 4.0 and healthcare.

Dr John Manslow

John has more than 20 years of experience producing commercial software based on machine learning and adaptive systems technologies in applications as diverse as commercial credit scoring, radioisotope detection and identification, user experience optimisation, fraud detection and videogames.

Toby Ealden

Toby is a developer with over 15 years experience building apps for desktop, web, and mobile using C++ and C#, .NET and all web technologies.

Hannah Dalton

Hannah has a background in environmental monitoring and assessment and has been successfully managing projects in a variety of sectors for over 25 years. Hannah is a Chartered Scientist and has a first class degree in Physics from Nottingham University.

Anthony McCaigue

Ant has a very strong background in mathematics, his skill set enables him to implement machine learning algorithms and logic when it comes to complex problems, as well as designing and creating intricate UI / UX.

Dr Ashley Setter

Ash is a seasoned full-stack software developer and handles data analytics from diverse datasets across multiple domains. He is an expert in cyber-security, data analysis, satellite data monitoring. A PhD in Physics, Ash delivers data-driven insights and meaningful analysis in every project at NQM.

Natasha Allott

Natasha is a qualified Physiotherapist and has worked extensively in hospitals across Wales and London in intensive care and across Physiotherapy domains. She is currently completing her PhD in biomechanics and data-driven diagnostic innovation at Imperial College London alongside assisting the development of AI driven clinical innovation at NquiringMinds.

Suzanne Gamon

Suzanne graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Bristol. She has successfully managed businesses throughout her career and in her spare time, volunteers with the Guide Dogs Service. Suzanne speaks fluent German and oversees the running of the Southampton office at NquiringMinds.

Ionut Bostan

Ionut is a first class programmer and was awarded the Gold-I Prize for his achievements at Surrey in CUDA C parallel programming. He has an extensive career and has undertaken diverse projects spanning deep learning to ARM assembly. He is passionate about technology and hiking.

James Richardson

James holds a Master of Engineering with First Class Honours in Computer Science with AI. He is passionate about Cyber Security penetration testing and also using programming principles and techniques to interpret the real world, including image formations, edge detection and feature extraction. He enjoys skydiving and fixing up cars