Meet the Staff –  Olivia Nagioff

Olivia Nagioff was born and brought up in London.  Following a PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge University, she has worked extensively in High Technology, including running a company making Computer Networking equipment, jointly with her husband, for 7 years.

Her interest in Sumo having started slowly in her early childhood when the BBC covered a single Basho, it has now become a passion.  In addition to watching live Sumo on the internet, she translates articles about Sumo and maintains a Sumo database with data from 1757 to the present.

Other hobbies include studying the Japanese language and culture and watching a variety of sports, including cricket, equestrian events and tennis.