Career Statistician, Central Statistics Office
John is a career statistician working with the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ireland for the last 25 years.
In 2009 he set up the Administrative Data Centre at CSO that
i) acts as a clearing house for all administrative data (Government data) coming into CSO for statistical analysis purposes
ii) acts as a catalyst for the development of the Irish Statistical System.
As part of this role John developed a new vision for the Irish Statistical System based on the concept of a National Data Infrastructure under the slogan
“Joined up Government needs joined up data”.