Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung

Data Analytics Lead


Lisa is the Data Analytics Lead at Rocket Science, based in the London office but working across all projects. Lisa will be leading on our data analysis products and services, including our Covid impact tools, data stories and development of open data in employment and skills. She joined the team in January 2021 having previously worked at NCVO where she led on the UK Civil Society Almanac, an annual publication providing statistics on the UK voluntary sector. She has undertaken analysis on a number of areas, including charities, volunteering and technology for good. Lisa is an expert in data, covering a range of tools for analysis (eg Python, SQL, Excel, SPSS) and visualisations (eg Excel, Plotly, Datawrapper, Illustrator, Indesign). Over the years, she has supported many different types of organisations, including grant makers, government bodies, universities, think tanks, umbrella bodies and charities of all sizes.

Key skills:

  • Data science and data analysis
  • Survey design and analysis
  • Statistical modelling and methods
  • Analysing and using public data
  • Data visualisation
  • Graphic design


  • Charities, civil society and volunteering
  • Digital, technology, AI 
  • (Open) data and data standards
  • User-led design research and visualisation
  • E-learning and language education


  • MA in Empirical Education Research, University of Kassel, Germany
  • BA in Social Work, University of Kassel, Germany

Little weaknesses:

  • A bit of a data nerd
  • Addicted to charts and data viz
  • Coffee and visualising which brands I like best