Luke joined the Institute for Employment Research as a Computer Officer in November 2008. He has a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science. His responsibilities include assisting Rob Wilson with accessing, collating and analysing data in the development of his research, principally in the labour market forecasting area. The work involves using Excel, SPSS, STATA and a number of other software packages on a wide variety of different data sets, including large, micro data such as the Labour Force Survey and the European Labour Force Survey. Luke has worked on a range of projects, including Working Futures, CEDEFOP and various others. He also carried out the design work on the IER brochure and website.