Dame Jil Matheson FAcSS

Jil Matheson served as National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority from 2009 until her retirement in 2014, following a career in social research and statistics. During that time Jil also Chaired the OECD's Committee on Statistics and Statistical Policy and the UN Statistical Commission. Jil has been a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences since 2001 and is a member of the Audit and Risk and Nominations Committees. She is a also a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.