Alex Antic



Strategic Data Science & AI Expert


Alex is a trusted and experienced Data & Analytics Leader, Advisor, Strategist, and a highly sought-after Speaker and Educator. He has a proven record of delivering innovative, strategic and successful initiatives in industry, government & academia, by developing and leading high-performance teams, hands-on technical expertise, and strategic advisory.


Alex possesses a rare blend of technical expertise and business acumen - acting as a linchpin to help organisations achieve their strategic goals by leveraging AI technology.


With a passion for helping organisations succeed, Alex is dedicated to shaping Australia’s future through the responsible use of analytics to drive impact and change. He's experienced at simplifying complex technical issues, and helping organisations create a data-driven evidence-based decision-making culture.


He has 18+ years post-PhD experience and knowledge in areas that include Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Analysis, developed across multiple domains: Federal Government, Asset Management, Insurance, Academia, Banking (Investment and Retail) & Consulting.


Alex was recognised in 2020 as one of the Top 10 Analytics Leaders in Australia by IAPA (Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia). Judged by a panel of analytics and business leaders, this accolade recognises excellence in strategy, impact, advocacy, innovation and leadership.


He holds a number of board and advisory roles, including:

  • Technical Advisory Board (Australian Computer Society)

  • Academic Advisory Body (State Super)

  • Strategic Analytics Advisor (AUSTRAC)


His qualifications include a PhD in Applied Mathematics, First Class Honours in Pure Mathematics, and a degree in Computer Science. Alex also holds a government security clearance, and along with his extensive experience and network throughout the Federal Government, is happy to assist APS agencies and departments.


How Can Alex Assist You?

  • Speaking

  • Advisory

  • Consulting

  • Technical & Executive Training

  • Executive & Board Level Appointments


Example Speaking Topics (Alex tailors to the client’s requirements):



  • What is Data Science/AI

  • What Every C-Suit Executive Needs to Know About AI

  • What AI Can Do for You

  • AI & Ethics/Fairness/Bias

  • The Importance of Data Literacy

  • How to Prepare Your Organisation for AI

  • How to Establish a Successful and Sustainable Data Science/AI Practice

  • How to Become a Successful Data Scientist/AI Expert

  • How to Build and Manage a Successful Data Science/AI Capability



  • Demystifying the Mathematics of Deep Learning

  • An Introduction to Programming in R

  • An Introduction to Programming in Python

  • Hands-on Technical Training for Executives

  • An Introduction to Machine Learning

  • An Introduction to Deep Learning/Neural Networks

  • An Introduction to Natural Language Processing





“Alex is a standout keynote speaker in terms of relevance, using plain English for the audience, with an ability to engage the audience. I was completely absorbed!”


“The simplicity of Alex’s explanations was very much appreciated by non-tech people.”



“Best workshop I’ve been to. Alex tailored it to what participants were interested in, and shared his experiences and thoughts on Data Science which was a highlight.”


“Alex’s workshop was very, very useful workshop – and delivered at a great pace!”



“Alex continues to provide Strategic Advice and Technical Support to our Federal Government Agency. His connections across the analytics community and private sector are extensive, willingly shared, and they assist us in collaborating broadly. His expertise and objective view is invaluable in helping us develop and validate our Data Strategy and Five Year Plan. He is an outstanding leader in this area, and I continue to be very pleased at our ongoing work with him.”


“Alex really is one of Australia’s iconic data leaders, and it’s been truly an honour collaborating with him this year on so many exciting data analytics projects.”


Robert Joske Management Pty Ltd

Tel: + 61 2 93281444

Mob: + 61 412 211 510