Jo joined the team in 2018 as a Senior Statistical Consultant and is responsible for delivering statistical analysis, research and training support for our clients. She has a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics, a M.Sc. in Statistics and is a Chartered Statistician. Prior to joining Select, Jo was a Senior Statistician with the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) where she was responsible for providing the analytical design, statistical analysis and reporting for a wide range of projects in the education sector, for both government departments and for private organisations.

Years of Experience

20 years’ experience working as an Educational Statistician.

Key Experience

  • Providing statistical analysis for a range of clients with particular expertise in the education sector.
  • Experience with several analytical software packages, including R, SPSS, MLwiN and MPlus.
  • Application of a wide variety of statistical techniques including simple regression models, multilevel modelling (including value added models), item response theory (IRT), age-standardisation, factor analysis and multiple imputation.
  • Experience in the design and analysis of surveys.

Previous Roles

  • Senior Statistician with the National Foundation for Educational Research (1996-2018).

Qualifications and Professional Body Membership

  • Chartered Statistician, Royal Statistical Society
  • MSc. in Statistics, University of Sheffield
  • BSc. in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Bradford