Senior Team

As analytics resourcing specialists, Avellio have been called on when the stakes are high. We help our clients change their organisational cultures to become data-driven, one hire at a time.

'We help our clients build the best analytics teams in the world. Our expertise comes from our background as former industry professionals, combined with a watch on evolving market trends that will affect the big data and AI landscape of tomorrow.

Our experts have over 90 years combined experience between them, with backgrounds as diverse as those of the clients and candidates that we work with - which is why our approach is highly personalised.

We enable forward-thinking companies to secure highly coveted, business-critical analytics natives.

Our Values

Our values define who we are, guide the decisions that we make, and enables us to deliver on promised outcomes, professionally and ethically.  


The data analytics landscape is ultra competitive, and our clients rely upon us for critical hires. We strive to never knowingly over-promise, with a commitment to client delivery 'on-time' & 'on-demand'.

Method & Quality

We guarantee added value for clients with each hire - made possible through the development of a high quality pan-European network of candidates, along with industry experience and tailored consulting.

Speak to us - +44 (0) 207 193 9055


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Steven Thomas

Managing Partner

Steven is Managing Partner and lead consultant of our Data Analytics resourcing practice.

Steven has a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE). Prior to establishing Avellio he enjoyed a successful career working with data in senior analytics tenures with JP Morgan and Bombardier.   

His broad search experience spans the retail, automotive, manufacturing and technology industries, helping to build analytics teams at the most senior levels.

Steven spends his time meeting, building and managing our technology communities and partnering with clients on big data resourcing strategies.

Steven’s body of advanced analytics search work has primarily involved consulting to UK FTSE 350 listed, EU and Scandic technology brand names. 

Functional search experience includes Machine Learning, Data Science and Data Leadership.

Email Steven:  steven.thomas@avellio.com

Sonia Di Carlo


Sonia has unrivalled experience of senior analytics and board-level technology search, mentoring and coaching in her joint domains of retail and manufacturing.

A pioneer in leadership consultancy and a champion for diversity, clients include leading FTSE, Fortune 500 and private equity companies.

Sonia is a graduate of Milan University, holding an MCA in Computer Science.

She started her career with Alfa Romeo group in data analytics for manufacturing, later joining Sony Music to head up the UK Consumer Analytics & Insights team, leaving for Deloitte consulting, and finally joining Avellio in 2014.

Sonia is a panel member and contributor at Linkedin. A native of Venice she is also on the Advisory Board of Venice Gateway.

Sonia is an MBTI Qualified ‘Personality Type’ Practitioner.

Email Sonia:  s.dicarlo@avellio.com


Our Associates

There is truly no greater asset than our people. We invite you to learn more about what makes us so unique.

Consulting Team:

Paul Scott - Data Analytics

Stuart Bell - Advanced AI

Parool Dillon - BI Analytics

Peter Madejski - Digital

Kim Shohet - Insight

Sam Pelly - Insight


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