Shaun is a political scientist, survey researcher and applied data scientist.
At Accent Research, he works with clients on complex social and political research, studying how the public thinks and behaves, what influences their beliefs and actions, and ways to engage with them.
He was previously Director of Data Science at YouGov, and before that, a Lecturer at the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney where he remains an Honorary Associate and continues to teach data science.
Shaun regularly engages in public discussions on voter attitudes and behaviours, including op-eds in the Washington Post, the BBC Online, The Australian and The Guardian, and interviews on the ABC, Sky News and Channel Ten. His research has also appeared in a range of academic publications.
He has a PhD in Political Science from Monash University.