Helen Wilson, Deputy Australian Statistician, Statistical Services Group

Helen Wilson is the Deputy Australian Statistician leading the Statistical Services Group. The Statistical Services Group has responsibility for producing the ABS’ demographic, economic and social statistics.

Helen joined the ABS in July 2020 as General Manager, Labour Market and Population Statistics Division.

Helen was previously the First Assistant Secretary of the Industry, Infrastructure and Environment Division in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Helen’s experience spans both the private and public sectors. She has worked as an economist in the financial sector and ran a small business. She has spent over fourteen years working in the Australian Public Service, including in the Treasury, and the Department of the Environment and Energy, where she has worked on climate change, infrastructure and monetary and fiscal policy.

Helen has a Bachelor of Economics and Arts from the Australian National University.

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