Deborah is Programme Lead - Data Assurance at the Open Data Institute. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the ODI’s work to help organisations to assess, build and demonstrate trustworthiness of data and data practices, leading the delivery of related projects and building partnerships with other organisations. Deborah joined the ODI in May 2018 and has a background implementing data governance and leading data projects in the public sector. She has experience working with a range of public and private sector clients across different sectors and delivering advice to multinational organisations to improve collection, use and sharing of data. Recently her work has included overseeing work on ethical data practices which includes methods to provide assurance that ethics is being properly considered in organisations’ data practices.