Social scientist/applied statistician, and have worked in the welfare, health, justice, and defence areas of government. As well as analysis of administrative data, I have also designed and evaluated operational pilots (for cost and behavioural impacts), sometimes using an experimental design. Programmer in SAS and SPSS, and some VBA, now learning R. Some experience programming in discrete event simulation, with Arena. Soon to be learning to program agent-based models in RePast, using Java.
The views expressed are my own, independent of my employer.