Dr. Steve Macfeely
Steve MacFeely is the Director of Data and Analytics at the World Health Organization. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Policy Studies at University College Cork in Ireland and the Director of the IASE International Statistical Literacy Program. He is co-chair of the Committee of the Chief Statisticians of the UN System (CCS-UN), chairs the Advisory Board of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS, and is a member of the statistical advisory panel to the UNDP Human Development Index. He is an elected member of the International Statistics Institute.
Before joining the WHO, between 2014 and 2021 Steve was the Chief Statistician at UNCTAD. Prior to that he was the Deputy Director-General at the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in Ireland and Programme Director of the joint CSO - Institute of Public Administration ‘Professional Diploma in Official Statistics & Policy Evaluation’.
Steve holds a PhD in economic statistics. He has published papers on a wide range of topics, including tourism statistics.