Our People

Craiger Solomons

Craiger Solomons

Head of Administrative Data Research Unit, ADR Wales (Welsh Government)

Craiger is the principle statistician and programme manager for the Welsh Government part of ADR Wales. Craiger has previously been Head of Economic Labour Market and Transport Statistics at the Welsh Government and the head of Statistical Outputs and Standards at the Welsh Revenue Authority. Craiger was also part of the Royal Statistical Society award winning Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation 2014 team and has experience in policy making and curriculum development, having worked in the Welsh Government’s Early Years policy branch. 

Pete Stokes

Pete Stokes

Deputy Director, Research Services & Data Access, Office for National Statistics

Pete is responsible for access to unpublished data through the Office for National Statistics (ONS), including research use of data from across government, through the Secure Research Service (SRS). He leads the ONS contribution to ADR UK, and the accreditation of researchers, projects and processors, under the Digital Economy Act, more widely. Pete has worked for ONS since 1998, in roles leading various aspects of the 2011 Census, public policy analysis and the production of regional and local statistics.

Bill South

Bill South

Head of SRS Data & Governance, 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.

Nick O'Donnell

Nick O'Donnell

Head of Secure Research Service Policy, Operations & Engagement, ONS

Nick manages the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Secure Research Service (SRS) policy, engagement and operations. The SRS is used extensively by researchers across government, the private sector and wider research community, to carry out analysis that informs evidenced-based decisions on government policy, service planning and decision making across all sectors of the UK. Nick leads on the policy and impact work supporting research using linked government data under the Digital Economy Act 2017 and through the ADR UK programme.

Rose Elliott

Rose Elliott

Head of Strategic Data Curation, Office for National Statistics

Rose is responsible for building the range of strategic data sets that are available for research. She works closely with data providers to understand their data and is progressing several opportunities where linking across datasets can provide a greater insight for research. She brings her knowledge of 2021 Census questionnaire development and data linkage techniques to the role.

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