Elsa Jordaan is the Principle Data Scientist at Woodside Energy. In her role as data scientist she looks for “the music in the data”. Elsa has an extensive background applying her expertise across many industries: production analytics at Dow Chemical Company, marketing and segmentation analysis at Commonwealth Bank, business intelligence at Insurance Australia Group (IAG) and forensic data analysis at EY. At Woodside she is now responsible for the technical delivery, governance and capability development across the production analysis, optimization and cognitive work streams.
Elsa holds B.Sc and B.Sc Hons degrees in Applied Mathematics from North-West University in South Africa, a Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) in Industrial Mathematics from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and a PhD in Machine Learning, also from Eindhoven University of Technology.