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AquaQ Analytics Limited is a provider of specialist data management, data analytics and data mining services to clients operating within capital markets and other sectors. Our domain knowledge, combined with advanced analytical techniques and expertise in best-of-breed technologies, helps our clients get most out of their data.
Areas of expertise include the following:

  • Provision of kdb/kdb+ consultants to clients for support and development roles.
  • Provision of kdb/kdb+ training courses to clients – introductory and advanced levels
  • Streaming data UI application development using .Net/WPF
  • Development of bespoke trading systems
  • Big Data implementations
  • Data mining and predictive analytics services including SAS Analytics and R


What We Do

kdb/kdb+ consulting
SAS consulting
kdb/kdb+ training
Bespoke capital markets development
Big Data analytics

The Team

Executive Team

Ronan Pairceir | CEO

Dr. Ronan Pairceir has worked with many of the top global investment banks and hedge funds in New York and London in the design and implementation of market data and algorithmic trading solutions. Ronan’s expertise lies in the area of advanced data analytics and data access implementations across various different asset classes, including Fixed Income and Equities. Ronan has spent extensive periods of time based on site with clients in New York and London both overseeing project teams and acting as the primary source of contact with client project management teams.

Ronan holds a PhD in Statistics and Computing from the University of Ulster and a Masters Degree in Data Mining from Trinity College Dublin.

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Jamie Grant | Director

Jamie has over 10 years experience implementing Kx Technology at top tier investment banks and hedge funds.

Jamie’s experience covers everything from large scale data warehouse to high throughput real time analytics platforms, with a particular focus on low latency, high frequency trading systems, across a range of asset classes.

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Ivy McFarlane | Business Development

Ivy is a senior executive with a strong history in relationship management,  business development and programme management across the Financial Services & IT industries. As a banker, she managed the top tier clients of some of the worlds leading banks, covering Multinational Corporations, Global Investment Managers & Hedge Funds.  Prior to joining AquaQ Analytics, Ivy ran a small management & IT consultancy. Ivy holds a Masters degree in Banking & Finance from Stirling University and a Chemical Engineering degree from Queens University Belfast.

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David Demner | Architect

David Demner is a senior technical engineer with over 10 years experience in the financial sector. David has worked as a senior technical architect on a range of projects and gained vast experience with Java/.net and kdb/kdb+ technologies. David has also been responsible for many high profile migrations of data management applications to kdb/kdb+.

David holds a 1st class honours degree from the University of Waterloo Ontario.

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