Natalie is Professor of Social Statistics in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester since September 2012. Prior to that, she was Senior Lecturer and Director of the MSc in Official Statistics Programme at the University of Southampton. Her areas of interest are survey methodology with a focus on survey design and estimation, non-response adjustments, quality indicators for survey representativity, adaptive survey designs, statistical data editing and imputation, statistical disclosure control and small area estimation. She is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. She is an associate editor of several journals including the International Statistical Review and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (A), and a co-Editor for the International Association of Survey Statisticians’ newsletter. She is the UK Principle Investigator for several grants of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, a co-investigator on the ESRC funded National Centre of Research Methods and a Principle Investigator for the Leverhulme Trust International Network Grant on Bayesian Adaptive Survey Designs (BADEN). She has many publications in refereed international journals and books and has given over 30 invited lectures.