Head of Data, Foresight and Analysis,
Office for Students (OfS)
Richard Puttock is head of the OfS’ data, foresight and analysis directorate. He oversees the OfS’ data and analysis work, including management information, data assurance, and sector financial analysis. Prior to taking up his role at the OfS Richard worked in higher education data with HEFCE for 24 years. Richard has played a key role in most aspects of HE data in his career being actively involved in definition of all of the HESA data streams, many HEFCE data collections and the National Student Survey. Richard is a member of the HE data landscape steering group.