Director, ADR UK
Dr Emma Gordon is Director of the Strategic Hub for ADR UK. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the programme, leading on the coordination of the partnership and engagement with senior stakeholders, to improve access and analysis of administrative data to inform policy decisions. She is also part of the ADR UK Leadership Committee. Emma joined ADR UK from HM Treasury, where she led the team supporting government economists and social researchers across government. Prior to this, Emma was Head of Health Analysis at the Office for National Statistics (ONS), and at the start of her career was a post-doctoral researcher on the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children.
Head of Strategic Research, Impact & Communications, ADR UK Strategic Hub
Paul is responsible for coordinating the research initiatives of ADR UK, and communicating the impact they will have. Paul is a member of the ADR UK Leadership Committee. He joined ADR UK from the UK Statistics Authority where he was Head of Legal and International Relations. Prior to that, Paul was the first Director of CESSDA, the European network of social science data archives. Paul has worked on Census data quality, the development of the National Statistics Code of Practice, the Government Statistical Service protocols and guidance for data sharing, and established the Approved Researcher and Microdata Release Panel practices of the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Head of Coordination, Operations & Governance, ADR UK Strategic Hub
Rosie is responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting the successful operational delivery of the ADR UK partnership towards its shared strategic objectives. Rosie and her team work closely alongside the Office for National Statistics, ADR Directors and Chief Statisticians in the devolved administrations to develop and implement effective systems to deliver the operational functions of ADR UK within its governance structure. Prior to working at ADR UK, Rosie worked as a programme manager at UCL, including for the Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources consortium (CLOSER). She has a variety of public sector experience in local government and other non-departmental public bodies.
Strategic Lead for Communications & Campaigns, ADR UK Strategic Hub
Ed leads the Strategic Hub’s Communications and Engagement team, which is responsible for conveying the potential of ADR UK’s work at a UK-wide level, engaging with the public, researchers, government and other stakeholders. He also Chairs the ADR UK Communications Steering Group (CSG), which ensures messaging is joined-up across the partnership. Before joining ADR UK, Ed worked in communications roles for a number of third sector organisations, most recently the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), where he also led on alcohol and other drug policy.