Jon Hall

Head of Unit, National Human Development Reports
Staff Member

Before joining HDRO, Jon spent 7 years working for the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) where he led the Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies, a project that was instrumental in paving the way to the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi commission on Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress. Before joining the OECD he worked for the Australian Bureau of Statistics and was the chief architect and author of the first two issues of “Measures of Australia’s Progress”, which won a national award in 2003. An Australian and British citizen, Jon has spoken in over 40 countries on indicators and measuring development and progress.

He has a Maths degree from Durham University in the UK, and Master’s degrees in Statistics (London University) and Public Service Administration (Australia and New Zealand School of Government).