I am a statistician whose research has ranged widely across theoretical and practical aspects of statistics. The focus has been on computational statistics, researching the ways that computing power has changed our ability to collect, analyse, understand and utilise data. I have collaborated in many scientific fields, and with various areas of industry and government. After an academic career, I spent seven years as Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office.
I now work freelance, with roles including research, consultancy, and expert advice. My current portfolio encompasses modern slavery, security, official statistics, research integrity, and science and technology for policy and government.