Bio

Dr Johanna Hutchinson is the Joint Biosecurity Centre’s (JBC) - a part of Test & Trace - Director of Data & Data Science and DataIQ’s third most influential person in Data (dataIQ 100 The Most Influential People in DATA 2021).

Johanna moved to DHSC in April 2020 and joined the JBC to build the growing data capability and promote transparency. Prior to this, Johanna had been headhunted by the Pensions Regulator to embed data into new business operations against pension reforms. Johanna’s previous leadership at HMRC has seen HMRC's first Data Strategy and Data Team come to fruition, after having worked at the Office of National Statistics in 2012, where Johanna began her career in the Civil Service.

She is a keen advocate of increased use of data and analysis in public services and has always been a key player in promoting diversity in the workforce.