Sue Bateman

    Deputy Director for Data and Innovation
    Government Digital Service (GDS)

    Sue Bateman leads the Data and Innovation team in the Government Digital Service (GDS)

    GDS supports public sector organisations to make greater use of emerging technologies to improve our public services and policy making. This includes responsibility for the Data Standards Authority and initiatives to promote ethical use of data, data sharing, open data and data capability.

    She previously spent a number of years working on IT and data policy and strategy, including leading the international collaboration on the G8 Open Data Charter and establishing the UK government data science programme and partnership.