Ben Cooper

Senior Research Officer

Ben joined the Data Acquisition and Linkage for Research team at Welsh Government in September 2023, on loan from the Office for National Statistics. At the Office for National Statistics Ben worked on the Census and Data Collection Transformation Programme, working to transform the production of population and migration statistics using administrative data. This included projects such as the “Admin-based income statistics”, producing Census-type small-area income statistics for the first time. Ben also led the stakeholder engagement for the public consultation on the proposals for the transformation of population and migration statistics using administrative data.