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Simon Rutt

Simon Rutt

Head of Statistics,
National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)

Simon Rutt is Head of the Centre for Statistics at the National Foundation for Educational Research. Simon joined the NFER in May 2000 and became Head of Statistics in July 2008. He has been extensively involved in the production of many types of analyses and has worked closely with Government departments, Local Authorities, schools and other institutions, assisting them with engaging and understanding their data, primarily through the use of multivariate analyses. His experience includes working on many government research projects and he has been project director on a number of randomised controlled trials for the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). All tend to involve the analysis of the National Pupil Database (NPD). Prior to joining NFER he was a statistician in the education department of the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham