Poorya Ferdowsi, PhD

Chief Data Scientist

Having completed a PhD in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering specializing in Computational Fluid Dynamics, as well as a graduate degree in Management Analytics, Poorya is applying his background to the investment industry.  Finding Bristol Gate as a data-savvy firm, Bristol Gate is a natural fit for Poorya to apply Data Science to identify attainable insights.

Relevant Experience

  • Joined Bristol Gate in April 2017
  • 10 years of combined professional experience
  • Experience includes:
    • Numerical analysis at Hatch Consulting Engineering and Project Management
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab at The University of Toronto


  • M.Sc. – Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
  • Ph.D. – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Master of Management Analytics – Smith School of Business, Queen’s University

Memberships & Community

  • Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEO)
  • Board Member, Labyrinth Musical Workshop Ontario

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