Oli Hutt 

Strategy and Insight Manager


Oli joined Crest as a Strategy and Insight Manager and has a wealth of experience in quantitative research. He has a Masters degree in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism and a PhD in Crime Science, focused on measuring the deterrent effect of police patrols in micro-places. He has worked on projects mapping the geospatial distribution of human trafficking across the UK and a report for the College of Policing analysing the spatial and temporal trends in violent crime in London. Prior to his focus on policing and criminal justice, he worked as the Analytics Director for an agile market research agency in London and designed a unique brand and communications tracking system for a large multinational organisation.

Key achievements

  • Completed a PhD in Crime Science at University College London modelling the deterrent effect of police patrol in micro-places.

  • Designed and implemented a bespoke marketing effectiveness tracking system for a large multinational client.

  • Managed a secure data research facility at UCL - the first of its kind in Europe.