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before the headlines volunteers

‘Before the headlines’ is a service provided to the SMC by members of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI) and experienced statisticians in academia and research. A list of contributors, including affiliations, is available below.

If you are a statistician or epidemiologist and would like to find out more about working with the group please contact us:


t: 020 7611 8300



Current Volunteers:

Sally Anderton
Icon Development Solutions, PSI

Paul Biggs

Duncan Buchanan
NHS Scotland, RSS CStat

David Caplan
Belmana Ltd, RSS CStat

Anna Cargill
Phastar, PSI

Eddie Channon
Chirostat, PSI

Simon Collin
University of Bristol

Rosie Cornish
University of Bristol

Suzie Cro
MRC Clinical Trials Unit UCL, LSHTM

Robert Cuffe
ViiV Healthcare, PSI

Dave Gelb
TGRD Europe, PSI

Naomi Givens
GlaxoSmithKline, PSI

Kimberley Goldsmith             
King’s College, London

Michael Grayer
Floating Point Statistics Ltd, RSS & PSI

Nathan Green
Health Protection Agency, RSS CStat

Kirsty Hicks
GlaxoSmithKline, PSI

Alex Hughes    

Adam Jacobs
Dianthus Medical, PSI

Alison Jones
OmniStatistics Ltd, RSS, PSI

Steve Jones
Covance, RSS CStat

Daphne Kounali
University of Bristol, RSS CStat

Anna Larbalestier
Larbalestier Consulting Ltd, PSI

Ruoran Li
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Frances Lynn
Biogen Idec

Steve Mallet
GlaxoSmithKline, PSI

Nigel Marriott   
Marriott Stats

Reynaldo Martina

James Matcham
Amgen, RSS & PSI

Kevin McConway
The Open University, RSS

Jan McKendrick
PRMA Consulting, RSS CStat & PSI

Melanie Morris
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Hugo Pedder            
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Will Powley
GlaxoSmithKline, PSI

Arne Ring
Diabetes Trial Unit – Oxford University, PSI

Sarah Rhodes  
University of Manchester

James Roger
LSHTM, Livedata (UK) Ltd, PSI

Martin Scott
Numerus Ltd, ISPOR, PSI

Margaret Smith     
University of Oxford

Irene Stratton  
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Beth Stuart    
Southampton University

Annie Stylianou

Alison Templeton
Astrazeneca, PSI

Deirdre Toher           

Bruno Tran
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, RSS

Hillary Watt
Watts Data Analysis, RSS

Graham Wetherill
Biometric Solutions Limited, RSS & PSI

Simon White
MRC Biostatistics Unit

Fizz Williamson                                
LSHTM, Farr Institute of Health Informatics, London

Andrew Wills
University of Bristol

Genevieve Wills     

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