Matthew Curds

Head of Major Projects & Project Development

Matthew is head of a newly formed Major Projects and Project Development Unit, which is part of the Data Acquisition and Linking for Research team in Welsh Government led by Faye Gracey. Matthew oversees two current strategic projects; EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) Data Linkage Project and the Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) project, along with the Pandemic | Administrative Data Research (PAND|AR) work stream. Matthew also leads on further strategic project development within ADR Wales (Welsh Government). Matthew has been a government statistician for over seven years working across UK Government departments, Welsh public bodies and Welsh Government.