Derek Bond is an internationally recognised Independent Adviser in Statistics, Econometrics, Spatial Analysis and Regional  Development. He is a Chartered Statistician and has worked extensively in the area of open data.
He has worked with the UN Statistics Division, Eurostat, DG-Regio, the UK Research Councils, Office of National Statistics, Central Statistics Office Dublin, many regional and city statistics offices,  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 derek@derek-bond.co.uk , 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.