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.
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.