Jane Parkin

Email: J.Parkin1@leeds.ac.uk

MSc in Statistics, University of Sheffield

MA (Oxon)

BA (Hons 2(i)) in Mathematics, University of Oxford

Fellow of the Operational Research Society

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Jane has extensive academic experience in teaching and curriculum development on various BSc, MSc and MBA courses in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Hungary and the Middle East. She has carried out overseas lecture tours funded by the British Council, the European Union and the World Bank. She was Head of Department of Statistics and Operational Research (O.R.) at the University of Huddersfield, and external examiner for different academic institutions. She is a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (ORS) and the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and currently a Board member of the ORS. 

She has worked as a UK Government Analyst using analytical methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness of Government policy and operations and now works as an independent analytical consultant undertaking projects for the public, private and third sectors.

Her main interest is the application of O.R. and statistics to real-world problems and she is experienced in the design and analysis of surveys, modelling systems (including Monte Carlo simulation), analysis and modelling for business cases, and providing long term forecasts under a range of assumptions.