DataAngel is the brainchild of T. Scott Murray.
For over two decades, Scott Murray has specialized in the design, conduct, and analysis of large-scale surveys to meet emerging public policy issues in health, education, labour, social justice, poverty, women's issues, and racism. His work has included studies of volunteer activities, child care usage, longitudinal labour market activity, and international comparative work in the area of the assessment of adult skill and participation in adult education and training. Scott is a sought-after speaker and author on the policy topics of literacy, health, and labour market participation.
Scott is currently a Senior Advisor, Human Resources in Science and Technology at Statistics Canada. Prior to November 2006, Scott held the post of Director, Learning Outcomes at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics (UIS), where he was responsible for their adult and student skill assessment programs. Prior to joining UNESCO in 2005, Scott held the post of Director General, Social and Institutional Statistics, Statistics Canada. Before his appointment in 1999, he spent 23 years in the Special Surveys Division at Statistics Canada, including five years as Director.
Scott is the International Study Director for the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL). Scott holds an Honors BA in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.