Steve joined Picker in 2008 and is responsible for statistical analysis, survey design and validation, analysis and reporting of research data, statistical advice, and training across the organisation.
Steve has over 30 years’ experience of statistical analysis, psychometrics, assessment theory and social research methods. Examples include, work on the national NHS Patient Surveys and exploratory studies to further evolve analytic products and approaches. His research interests include multi-level analysis of survey data, the use and misuse of psychometric methods in questionnaire development and providing analytic outputs for quality monitoring and improvement.
He is the first-named author on a range of published book chapters, reports, and academic papers and is a named author on over 20 peer-reviewed publications.