Consultant Profile


Lynsey Mccoll

Areas of Consultancy:
Bayesian methods
Exploratory data analysis
GLMs and other non-linear models
Multivariate analysis
Non-parametric statistics
Statistical inference
Time series

Region of consultancy:


As the Managing Director of Select Statistics, I am responsible for the day-to-day management of the company as well as delivering statistical analysis, research and training support to our clients. I am a Chartered Statistician with both a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Statistics. I am experienced in working with both public and private sector organisations and in applying my statistical knowledge gained during my academic training to a wide range of commercial and public sector real-world problems. I have considerable experience in explaining statistical concepts to a non-statistical audience.


KEY EXPERIENCE - Delivery of statistical analysis for clients in a variety of sectors including environment, finance, eCommerce, education and healthcare. - Development of software for clients with experience of multiple programming languages including R, SPSS and C++. - Development and delivery of bespoke statistical training courses. - Application of a variety of statistical techniques including generalized and general linear regression, time series analysis, parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing, sample size calculations and imputation of missing data. PREVIOUS ROLES - Statistical Consultant at Select Statistics (June 2012 - September 2016) - Consultant at the UK Met Office (March 2008 – June 2012). QUALIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP - Chartered Statistician, Royal Statistical Society - Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) Ambassador - Chair of the Advisory Board for the MSc in Statistics, University of Sheffield - Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Sheffield - M.Sc. in Statistics with Distinction, University of Sheffield - B.Sc. in Mathematics, Durham University


SELECT STATISTICAL SERVICES LTD Select Statistics provides a comprehensive statistical consultancy service that brings value to our clients through our professional solutions, services and training. We operate across a broad range of sectors and offer a wide variety of services that can all be tailored to meet your unique requirements. Our clients range from large international corporations and public sector bodies to SME’s and private individuals. No project is too big or small. To some we are statistical analysts, to others we are data scientists or statistical consultants. Whatever terminology you prefer, what characterises and drives us is identifying and using the best statistical tools to achieve greater understanding, improve decision making and solve practical problems for our clients. Our aim is always to deliver high quality products and services for our clients and we are especially happy to help clients develop internal expertise so that they can understand and use statistical techniques themselves. For more details and case studies please visit the Select Statistics website as shown on the Contact Details tab.