Sir David Norgrove

Chair at UK Statistics Authority

Chair, UK Statistics Authority

Since April 2017 Sir David Norgrove has been Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, an independent statutory body that promotes and safeguards the production and publication of official statistics that ‘serve the public good’. He is also the Deputy Chair of Oxford University Council.

Sir David has held numerous roles in government and the Civil Service. He was Deputy Chair of the Family Justice Board from 2012 to 2016, and has chaired the Family Justice Review, the Low Pay Commission, and the Pensions Regulator. For sixteen years he worked in a variety of roles at Marks and Spencer, before joining the British Museum in 2004, and the Amnesty International Charitable Trust from 2008 to 2014.

  • 14 November 2017, 5:30pm

    Can you handle the truth? Facts, figures and communicating uncertainty

    Chaired and hosted by Sir David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, guest speakers include: Sir David Norgrove, Chair of the UK Statistics Authority; and Amanda Farnsworth, Head of Visual and Data Journalism, BBC News.