Hetan is Executive Director of the Royal Statistical Society, a body with over 8,000 members with a vision to put data at the heart of understanding and decision-making. He is chair of the Friends Provident Foundation, a grant making trust seeking to create a fairer economy. Hetan is a visiting senior research fellow at the Policy Institute, Kings College London and is Honorary Vice President of the Geographical Association. He is a member of the Social Metrics Commission which is designing new poverty indicators for the UK, and sits on the Big Lottery Fund's Impact Advisory committee.
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