Bio

Kerina Jones is an Associate Professor of Population Data Science at Swansea University, where she is the academic lead for Information Governance and Public Engagement (IG&PE) to ensure data protection and maximise socially-acceptable data utility across the various Swansea University-based data intensive/linkage initiatives, including: the SAIL Databank, Administrative Data Research Centre Wales, [email protected] and the HDRUK collaboration between Swansea University and Queen’s University Belfast.

Kerina led the active Innovative Governance working group of the Farr Institute, the members of which continue to work collaboratively to advise and influence the developing data governance landscape to promote the safe reuse of data.  She leads an IG research programme including work to inform cross-centre research and how emerging data types, such as genetic data and free-text data, can be used in conjunction with health record data. This includes a programme of public engagement and Kerina enjoys working with the public on the use of anonymised data for research.