Joe Grice is the Chairman at the Office for National Statistics Economic Experts. Prior, he was an Executive Director and Chief Economist at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for 10 years, responsible for the production and interpretation of UK economic statistics, such as the GDP, inflation and labour market figures. He has overseen the new dashboard of economic wellbeing statistics which were first published in December, and henceforward with each Quarterly National Accounts.
He also chairs the Natural Capital Accounts Steering Group, which is overseeing the production of natural capital accounts for the UK. Joe Grice spent most of his career at the UK Treasury where his last two posts were as Director of Macroeconomic Policy and as the Chief Economist and Director of Public Services. Joe chaired the OECD’s Working Party on Macroeconomic and Structural Policy Issues for 10 years until 2013, and was closely involved with the OECD’s work on measurement of well being.