London – 17 December 2019. L.E.K. Consulting is delighted to announce that Niklas Ek and Hannah Roland have been certified as world leading experts in tools from Alteryx, the data science and analytics company.

Niklas’s and Hannah’s achievements mean that L.E.K. has the widest range of advanced Alteryx qualifications, globally. This leading capability enables L.E.K.’s clients to benefit from deeper and faster insights, additional commercial and operational opportunities, and more dynamic hypothesis and scenario testing.

In 2018, Niklas, Data and Analytics Lead at L.E.K., became one of the world’s first certified Alteryx Designer Experts, and this year Hannah Roland, Data & Analytics Specialist, joined the exclusive club. There are only 23 people worldwide who have passed the test required to become certified Alteryx Designer Experts.

Hannah and Niklas have also become the first ever certified Alteryx Spatial Masters, and Niklas has achieved Predictive Master status, becoming the only person in the world to hold two Alteryx mastery certifications.

Tom Diplock, partner and head of Data and Analytics at L.E.K. in London, said: “We congratulate Hannah and Niklas on becoming Alteryx Experts. With just a few people in the world with these qualifications, what Hannah and Niklas have achieved is remarkable and validates our strategy of building analytics capabilities throughout our client-facing teams.”

“We are very excited about the unique opportunity that their Alteryx mastery provides to expand the firm’s data analytics capability further. Our expertise in the area continues to grow and is key to offering genuine insight to our clients across the world, and also help them enhance their own data analytics capabilities, which are critical for all high performing organisations.”  

The Alteryx Designer Expert Certification includes advanced data preparation, in-database processing and analysis, spatial analysis and location intelligence, complex automation tasks including macros and applications, and predictive analysis.

Alteryx Spatial Master Certification incorporates mastery of a wide variety of complex spatial analyses and the ability to create and share maps with others to derive location intelligence in the organization.

Alteryx Predictive Master Certification includes predictive analytics and machine learning to provide data-driven insights. Predictive Masters have full command of the data science lifecycle, such as: data preparation, data exploration, predictive modelling and evaluation, and interpretation and deployment. This incorporates select algorithms to model datasets, train, evaluate, and compare predictive models, adjust hyper parameters to improve model performance.

About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,400 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to

About Alteryx, Inc.
Revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, Alteryx offers an end-to-end analytics platform that empowers data analysts and scientists alike to break data barriers, deliver insights, and experience the thrill of getting to the answer faster. Organizations all over the world rely on Alteryx daily to deliver actionable insights. For more information visit

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James Lloyd at or on 020 7389 7200