Prof. Roger Halliday

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Professor Roger Halliday is Chief Executive of Research Data Scotland. Roger was previously the Scottish Government’s Chief Statistician from 2011-22 which also included spells as Chief Data Officer and joint head of the Government’s Covid Analytical Team. Before that, he worked in the Department of Health in England as a policy analyst managing evidence for decision-making across NHS issues. He qualified with a degree in statistics in 1993 from St. Andrews University. He has worked for various UK Government Departments and at the Scottish Government in several statistical and policymaking roles. His areas of expertise are around transforming services with data, and he has experience working in the fields of health, children, learning, skills and the economy.

Prof. Roger Halliday
  • Organisation
    Research Data Scotland