Rebecca is Director of the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE). She is Professor of Practice in Economics at King’s Business School, King’s College London. Previously she worked as an Associate Research Director at the National Institute of Economic Research (NIESR), where she was Head of the Productivity, Innovation and Skills Research Group and before then led the NIESR UK economy forecast team. Rebecca has written extensively on UK labour market policy, economic and productivity performance. She has been an external advisor to several government departments and public bodies, including the Department for Work and Pensions and the Office for National Statistics. She leads the measurement and methods research theme of the ESRC funded Productivity Institute. She is a member of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW) at the NBER, a member of council of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) and a member of the National Statistician’s Committee for Advice on Standards for Economic Statistics (NSCASE).