UK National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority

Professor Sir Ian Diamond

Biography

Professor Sir Ian Diamond was the chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) from August 2018 to August 2019. Sir Ian, who was knighted in 2013 for his services to social science and higher education, was the Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen until 31 July 2018.

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UK National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority

The UK Statistician is Head of the Government Statistical Service (GSS) and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority and a member of the UK Statistics Authority.

The GSS works across government to collect, analyse and disseminate official statistics.

UK Statistics Authority, Office for National Statistics, and Government Statistical Service

Previous roles in government

  1. Chairman, SSAC