Nancy McBeth has been a Consultant and Adviser at GCC-Stat for over 5 years, where she works with GCC countries in the development and implementation of the 2020 harmonised administrative based Population Census.  Prior to joining GCC-Stat, Nancy worked for the Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi in the UAE.  Nancy’s experience and strong interest in statistics were formed in her native country – New Zealand, where she undertook a number of senior roles with Statistics New Zealand, including General Manager, New Zealand Census 2006.   An active member of the international statistical community, in her spare time Nancy is also the Special Advisor to the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) President.  Outside of statistics, she also enjoys travelling and gardening.