Interview with Professor David Hand OBE on his RSS Presidency and his roles at the Office for National Statistics and Winton Capital

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  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 07 June 2013
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In the New Year’s Honours List for 2013, Professor David J. Hand was awarded an OBE for services to research and innovation. Earlier this year he was also appointed as a non-executive director of the UK Statistics Authority for a period of three years.

Professor Hand is currently Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College, London. He was previously Professor of Statistics at Imperial College (1999-2011) during which time he was also Head of the Mathematics in Banking and Finance Programme (2005-09); before that he was Professor of Statistics at the Open University (1988-99). Since 2010, he has served as Chief Scientific Adviser to Winton Capital Management.

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StatisticsViews.com talks to Professor Hand about his career, how being President of the Royal Statistical Society changed his perception of statistics, his role at Winton Capital and how the Office for National Statistics is getting on with measuring happiness.



























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