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Science & Innovation Analysis (SIA)


Based in London, SIA is an interdisciplinary unit of analysts within the Science and Innovation Group of BIS

Economists and Statisticians provide professional advice and develop the evidence base underpinning Science, Technology and Innovation policy.

Evaluation advice is provided for planning and the monitoring and ex post evaluation of Science and Innovation programmes. Summaries of published Evaluation Reports are available on this web site.

The unit is a focal point for analytical advice on Science and Innovation policy for BIS and across Government.

The Director of SIA is Keith Smith who has overall responsibility for the work of SIA and its staff.

Ray Lambert is the Deputy Director of SIA and assists the Director in his management role as well as having responsibility for specific areas of work.