Derek Bond is an internationally recognised Independent Adviser in Statistics, Econometrics, Spatial Analysis and Regional  Development. He is a Chartered Statistician and  Chartered Scientist and has worked extensively in the area of open data.
He has worked with the UK Research Councils, the UN Statistics Division, Eurostat, DG-Regio, the NI Civil Service and private enterprises on many quantitative issues.
In recent years he has become a expert in low cost web development. He has used these skills to provide cost-effective web solutions to charities and social enterprises.
 If you think your organisation could benefit from his expertise please email him at prof.dbond@btinternet.com , use the contact form on this site for a free, confidential consultation or visit pi-Bond Services for more information

Statistical/Econometric Advice

Derek is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute and has held office in various statistical organisations including:

  • President, International Statistical Institute’s Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics
  • Vice President, International Association for Official Statistics
  • Treasurer Irish Statistical Association
  • Committee member Northern Ireland Branch Royal Statistical Society

He is currently a member of the Northern Ireland Statistical Advisory Committee.

He has worked with many international, national, regional and urban statistics bodies including:

  • UN Statistics Division
  • EuroStats
  • ONS – UK
  • CSO – Ireland
  • Statistics Finland
  • INSE Portugal
  • Hong Kong Census and Statistics Office
  • National Bureau of Statistics China


Other Activities

Derek is a keen dinghy sailor and formally worked as a senior sailing instructor in both the UK and France.

He currently owns a wayfarer and a laser dinghy.

He is also a keen gardener.