The Jean Thompson award was established in 2022 and is named after the inspirational New Zealand Statistician C. Jean Thompson. This award celebrates statistical excellence by practitioners in New Zealand industry, including business, Crown Research Institutes, government agencies and departments, media, etc. The award celebrates the insightful use of statistical thinking and practice in solving practical problems and creating value.

More information about the criteria for the award, how to do a nomination, and background information about Jean Thompson is available here.