Head of Data Science | Aon


Job Title: Head of Data Science
Employer: Aon
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 322c1a0f-241e-4e5a-9b22-4f3f235bdd7b


Job Details:

Head of Data Science – Future Mobility – Remote UK

Join our Future Mobility team at Aon and revolutionize vehicle insurance products with real-time, behaviour-based risk and safety analytics. As the Head of Data Science, you’ll lead our initiative to harness streaming telematics data, leveraging driver behaviour, usage, and geo-spatial features to craft innovative insurance solutions that resonate with users.

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

Your Role:

As the Head of Data Science, you are the forefront of our technical and strategic vision in the analytics and data science domain. Your leadership will shape the future of our data-driven products and set the direction for how we leverage technology to achieve our goals. Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Technical Strategy and Vision: Establishing and driving the technical strategy for analytics and data science across the team. You’ll ensure our approaches are scalable, innovative, and aligned with our mission to redefine mobility insurance.
  • Leading a High-Caliber Team: Leading a team of talented data scientists, fostering an environment of creativity and excellence. Your leadership will encourage a culture of continuous learning and development, empowering your team to innovate and excel.
  • Designing, training, deploying and owning predictive models: This is a hands-on role that involves building and taking full ownership of models in production, monitoring their performance and ensuring their reliability and effectiveness through the use of best-in-class MLOps practices. Your work will directly influence our product offerings and the future of telematics-based insurance products.
  • Strategic Collaboration: Working alongside our product team and a team of talented engineers on our cutting-edge platform you’ll ensure that our data strategies complement business objectives, driving growth and innovation.

This role is key to advancing our analytics capabilities and shaping the landscape of data science within the mobility and insurance sectors.

Who You Are:

Deep experience with:

  • Python development, with a portfolio of large scale production-grade ML services.
  • Deep understanding of ML, applied statistics, and relevant data science Python libraries.
  • Proven expertise in deep learning and ownership of production models.
  • Proven track record of running high functioning data science teams


Experience in telematics, signal processing, geo-spatial analytics, autonomous vehicles, insurance analytics & pricing or accident modelling. Familiarity with distributed computing frameworks.

Our Ethos:

  • Empowerment & Autonomy: Trust is our foundation.
  • Open Collaboration: Your voice matters. We grow through shared insights.
  • Shared Mission: Together, we’re making roads safer.

How we support our colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.



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