Mari Toomse-Smith

Director of Health and Biomedical Surveys

Mari is the Director of Health and Biomedical Surveys at NatCen. She leads a team of 18 researchers working on some of the most important health surveys in the country: Health Survey for England, National Diet and Nutrition Survey, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey. She is responsible for quality assuring outputs from the team’s surveys to a National Statistics standard, designing new survey solutions for customers, winning new work and holding key client relationships. She has a particular interest in survey methodology and seeing through innovations on existing surveys

Mari has extensive experience of successfully managing complex social surveys across a variety of modes and topic areas. Before starting as a Director she led new business development at NatCen's Survey Research Centre and oversaw our web and telephone survey work.