Ed Humpherson is Director General for Regulation and head of the Office for Statistics Regulation, the UK’s regulator for government data and statistics. He is responsible for ensuring that government departments and agencies produce and use data to serve the public good across all aspects of policy, including health, care and the pandemic; the economy; crime and justice; the environment; transport, housing and communities; and all other policy areas. He is also Vice Chair of the charity Motability, which supports the transport needs of disabled people, and a trustee of the Regulatory Policy Institute. Before taking on his current roles, he was a Board Member and Executive Leader for Economic Affairs at the National Audit Office.