Head of Project Development & Impact, ADR Wales (Welsh Government)
Sarah is the Head of Project Development and Impact for the Welsh Government part of ADR Wales. Sarah led the Welsh Government Programme to Maximise the Use of Existing Data from 2009-2018, succeeding in acquiring several rounds of ESRC funding to deliver policy-related data linking projects for Wales. Before this, Sarah led the Welsh Government Surveys Team, being closely involved in the development of the Living in Wales 2008 survey and has had roles in various social research co-ordination and delivery functions of Welsh Government since 2001. For the first five years of her 24-year career in the Government Statistical and Social Research Services, Sarah worked at the Office for National Statistics (1995-2000), delivering the National Diet and Nutrition Survey: young people aged 4 to 18 years.
Head of Programmes, ADR Wales (Swansea University)
Jon is Head of Programmes and Chief Operating Officer in Swansea University Data Science. Jon is an experienced senior manager who has successfully delivered a wide range of large strategic programmes and projects in the public, private and third sectors across the UK and internationally. Jon is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and a PRINCE2©, MSP©, and Agile© registered practitioner and SCRUM Master©. Jon’s role is to manage all aspects of delivery of Swansea University’s role in ADR Wales, and, with colleagues in Welsh Government, to input into the operations of ADR UK.
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Pete is responsible for access to unpublished data through the Office for National Statistics (ONS), including research use of data from across government, through the Secure Research Service (SRS).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, and is a member of the ADR UK Leadership Committee. 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.
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.
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.
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.