Senior Programme Manager (International)
Solange has over 20 years’ experience in research and training in official statistics and joined the ONS Data Science Campus in September 2016.
She currently leads the ESSnet Web Intelligence Network (WIN) project in partnership with 15 European countries to equip the network to integrate new services and data sources in their national statistical production systems.
Previously, Solange launched and led the ONS-UNECE Machine Learning 2021 Group for the modernisation of Official Statistics and several Campus data science capability programmes, including the flagship programme Master’s in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov).
Solange worked at the UK Health Security Agency as part of the Covid Response, at ONS Methodology Small Area Estimation Team, as Director of the MSc in Official Statistics at the University of Southampton and as Head of the National School of Statistical Sciences at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.
Solange holds a PhD in Statistics from the University of Southampton in small area estimation models and is a member of the International Association for Official Statisticians (International Statistical Institute).
Solange enjoys films, dancing and is passionate about gardening and spending time in the nature with her family.