Young Statisticians’ Section


The YSS aims to unite statisticians in the early stages of their careers, acting as a central resource which supports, promotes, coordinates and provides a voice for all those within the YSS community. 


  • Encourage networking through formal and social events both face to face and online.
  • Aid the professional development of statisticians in the early stages of their career, from all sectors.
  • Provide an interface between young statisticians and all Royal Statistical Society (RSS) activities/services and between statistical employers and employees.
  • Provide outreach to promote the prospects of a career in statistics.


Chair: Sarah Nevitt

Vice chair: Lisa McCrink
Secretary: Lucy Teece
Meetings secretary: Maria Sudell

Committee members

Stephen Blaxland
Kevin Brosnan
Markus Elze
Katie Fisher
Jonathan Love
David McLernon
Janette McQuillan
Poppy Miller

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