Corporate Information

Organisational chart

UK Statistics Authority – Organisation Chart (March 2024)

Statistical System flowchart

Investors in People

On 10 May 2018  the UK Statistics Authority (incorporating the Office for National Statistics) was awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard. This demonstrates our commitment to high performance through good people management.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale. For more information about Investors in People please visit

People Survey Results

UK Statistics Authority and ONS People Survey Results 2019 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority and ONS People Survey Results 2018 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority and ONS People Survey Results 2017 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority and ONS People Survey Results 2016 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority People Survey Results 2015  (PDF)

Results from across the Civil Service can be found on

Gender Pay Gap Report

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2023

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2021

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2020

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2019 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2018 (PDF)

UK Statistics Authority and ONS Gender Pay Gap Report 2017 (PDF)

Accounts, Expenses and Hospitality

Annual Reports and Resource Accounts published each year by the UK Statistics Authority.

Board Members Expenses  published quarterly by the UK Statistics Authority.

Hospitality Received  published quarterly by the UK Statistics Authority.

Payments to suppliers over £25,000 and the percentage of payments to suppliers paid within five days of invoice receipt each month.

Register of Interests

Name Role Outside Interests
Dr Jacob Abboud Non-Executive Director • Managing Director, Petraenovus Consulting (founder)
• Non-Executive Director, Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency, Department for Transport
• Non-Executive Director, Financial Ombudsman Service
• Trustee at the Work Development Trust
Professor Sir John Aston Non-Executive Director • Employee of University of Cambridge
• Independent Member of Audit and Risk Assurance Committee, Home Office
• USS Pension
Pete Benton Director General for Special Projects None
Sir Robert Chote Authority Chair • Chair of the Northern Ireland Fiscal Council
• Non-executive Director of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc
• Senior Adviser for FMA
Professor Sir Ian Diamond National Statistician • Council Member, Lancaster University
• Chair, Plan UK
• Welsh Chief Scientists Group
• Advisory Board, Resolution Foundation
• USS pension
• Member, Strategic Advisory Board, Alan Turing Institute
• Chair, Independent Commission on the College of the Future
• National Institute of Economic and Social Research Governing Body
• Chair of the What Works Network (Cross government network)
• Chair of Unit for Future Skills
• Chair Advisory for the Economic and Social Research Centre, Connecting Generations
Ed Humpherson Director General for Regulation • Vice Chair of Motability, the charity supporting the mobility of disabled people.
• Trustee, Pro Bono Economics
• Trustee, Regulatory Policy Institute
Sian Jones Deputy Chair • Chief Executive Officer, Correla, March 2021
• Vice President, Institute of Customer Service
Mike Keoghan Deputy National Statistician for Economic, Social and Environmental Statistics • Welfare Officer, Tooting Park Rangers (Youth) FC
• School Governor, St Anselm’s School, London
• Wife, Director of Communications and Marketing, the Lancet - Elsevier
Nora Nanayakkara Non-Executive
• Chair of Fitness to Practice Panel, General Dental Council
• Independent Member of Audit & Assurance Board, National Police Chiefs’ Council (stood down end of 2016)
• Non-Executive Director & Chair of Nominations Committee, Nominet UK (2009 to 2015)
• Lay fitness to practice Chair at the General Osteopathic Council
• Trustee and Chair of Audit Committee, Nominet Trust (resigned January 2018)
• Independent Member of Audit and Risk Committee, The General Council of the Bar
• Appointed lay member to the Regulatory Board at the Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) in January 2019
• Appointed to the Dentists’ and Doctors’ Review Body (DDRB) in February 2019. (Ministerial appointment)
• Appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Board of the Digital Hub Development Agency in Ireland in July 2019
• Appointed as Chair of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Appointments Board in August 2019 – November 2021
• Appointed as Chair of ACCA Qualifications Board November 2021
• Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
• Student Member of the London Irish Lawyer Association
• Student, University of Law
• Student Member and Scholar, Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
• Associate Member, Royal Society of Medicine
• Student Member: Administrative Law Bar Association, Planning and Environment Bar Association, UK Environmental Law Association, Patients Association
Alison Pritchard Deputy National Statistician for Data Capability None
Professor Dame Carol Propper Non-Executive
• Professor of Economics, Imperial College London
• Adjunct Professor of Economics, Monash University, Australia
• Deputy Editor, VOX EU
• Research Associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
• Council member, Royal Economic Society
• Past President of the Royal Economic Society
• Fellow of the British Academy, US National Academy of Medicine, CEPR, Academy of Social Sciences
• Member of the Council for Science and Technology
Emma Rourke Deputy National Statistician for Health, Population and Methods None
Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter Non-Executive Director • State Pension
• USS Pension
• Patron of the Karuna Trust charity
• Fees from occasional journalism and talks, and royalties from books about statistics
Penny Young Non-Executive Director • Civil Service Pension
• BBC Pension
• Which? Pension
• NatCen Social Research Pension
• Volunteer Grant Assessor, Baily Thomas Charitable Fund (from July 2023)

Name Role Outside Interests
Richard Heys Deputy Director Macroeconomic and Environmental Statistics and Analysis • Paid employment as Quality Assurance Economist for NHS entities and partners, specifically Kent, Surrey and Sussex
• Academic Health Science Network and Unity Solutions
Pete Lee Deputy Director Macroeconomic and Environment Statistics and Analysis • Paid consultancy with International Monetary Fund
Craig McLaren Deputy Director Economic Statistics Production and Analysis • Paid consultancy with International Monetary Fund and Eurostat
Debra Prestwood Deputy Director Public Policy Analysis • Fee-earning consultant for InteleTravelUK
Arthur Turrell Deputy Director Data Science Campus • Paid as author of articles published in newspapers and magazines as well as television appearances
Megan Cooper Deputy Director Finance Planning and Performance • Paid self-employment as fitness instructor