Sylaja Srinivasan is the Senior Data Adviser in the Research Hub, Bank of England where she advises researchers and projects on data issues (e.g. confidentiality). Before this, she was on secondment for two years to the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence as the Operational Co-Director. She has worked in various areas of the Bank including the Statistics Division since 2001. Prior to that she was a lecturer at the University of Southampton. Her research interests include productivity and applied econometrics.