Arne Wolters Acting Head of the Improvement Analytics Unit

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Arne Wolters joined the Health Foundation in November 2014 and is Acting Head of the Improvement Analytics Unit. 

Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Arne worked in various data roles, enabling safe use of sensitive data to support research and evaluation. He worked as a Data Scientist for the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN), a UK wide network to support the secure use of administrative data. Before ADRN, Arne worked as a Data Architect recovering and enhancing historic census data, for a joint project between the UK Data Archive, the Office for National Statistics and National Records Scotland. Arne started his career as data professional setting up a data repository on India for the London School of Economics and Political Science. Arne completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies in Econometrics and Operational Research at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Interests and memberships

Arne is a member of the International Association for Social Sciences Information Services & Technology (IASSIST), the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA) and sits on various expert advisory groups.

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