Tim Brophy is a data scientist within SALDRU. His focus is on data management, data quality, panel studies and the intersection of socioeconomic data with graphical information systems (GIS). Currently, he holds the position of Data Manager for the Land Restitution Evaluation Study (LRES).
He joined SALDRU in 2005 initially working on the Cape Area Panel Study (CAPS). In addition to CAPS, Tim went on to work on three other SALDRU studies including the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) where he worked between 2008 and 2019; finishing his tenure at NIDS as the Data Manager and Principal Data Analyst.
In addition to his work at SALDRU, Tim has consulted on projects for DataFirst, the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU), the UCT Institute of Strategic Marketing, and the UCT Admissions Office among others.