Faye Gracey

Head of Data Acquisition and Linking for Research (Welsh Government), ADR Wales

Faye leads a new unit within the Welsh Government, created in 2022. This includes the existing Administrative Data Research Unit – Wales (ADR Wales) and the new Administrative Data Research Major Projects and Project Development Unit. Faye leads on UK-level data acquisition negotiations and is responsible for the strategic direction of data linking on behalf of the Welsh Government. She is also part of the senior leadership team for statisticians and social researchers within the Welsh Government. Faye has nearly 20 years of experience working in analytical posts across a range of policy areas, and has worked for a private research agency, inspectorate, charity, and the media.

Bill South

Bill South

Research Service and Data Access Deputy Director, Office for National Statistics

Bill leads the Secure Research Service (SRS) Data and Governance team at the Office for National Statistics (ONS). He is responsible for making datasets from ONS and across government available for research use, working closely with ADR UK partners. His team also provides statistical support to approved researchers working in the SRS. Bill has worked for ONS since 2003 in a variety of roles.

James Scruton

James Scruton

Head of Data and Environment, ONS Secure Research Service

James is head of the Data and Environment Secure Research Service (SRS) team at the Office for National Statistics (ONS). He is responsible for the curation and management of datasets made available to approved researchers, as well as leading on the management and access arrangements for the SRS environment. James has held a variety of roles within ONS across economic and social statistics since 2006, and now works closely with ADR UK partners to deliver the shared goal of making more administrative data available to researchers.