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Prof Steve Brooks

Honorary Professor


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Steve Brooks is the founder and CEO of Select Statistics, a statistical consultancy company based in the Exeter Business Park. He is also an honorary professor of statistics at Exeter University, director of the Exeter Initiative for Statistics and its Applications (ExlStA) and a member of the Royal Statistical Society Council. A former professor of statistics at Cambridge University with over 12 year’s academic experience, Steve has authored two popular statistics text books together with more than 60 statistical research papers.

His research interests are generally in statistical computing, Bayesian inference and statistical ecology.

Education and Qualifications
1991 BSc Mathematics, Bristol
1992 MSc Statistics, Kent
1996 PhD, Cambridge
1999 Chartered Statistician
2011 Chartered Scientist

Honours and Awards
1999 Royal Statistical Society’s Research Prize
2004 Philip Leverhulme Prize
2005 Royal Statistical Society’s Guy Medal in Bronze