UK CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the UK community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDOs today.

  1. Adopting modern D&A strategies and operating models that deliver business value in volatile environments
  2. Generating measurable economic benefits to the business from available data assets and advanced analytics
  3. Becoming a master change agent and driving data literacy across the enterprise

UK CDO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the UK CDO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CDOs, for CDOs.


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Sanjeevan Bala

Group Chief Data & AI Officer

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Anita Fernqvist

Zurich Insurance Company UK
Chief Data Officer & Director of Operations

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Richard Gregory

Chief Data Officer, Global Business Services

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Peter Jackson

Legal & General
Group Director - Data Sciences

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Ruben Lara

Tesco Plc
Data & Analytics Director

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Di Mayze

Global Head of Data & AI

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Elaine Priest

NatWest Group
Chief Data Officer


Amitabh Apte

Global Director - Digital, Data & Analytics Solutions

Clive Benford

Jaguar Land Rover
Head of Corporate Analytics Programme

Debal Chakraborty

British American Tobacco
Global Head of Analytics, BI & Data

Cham Chandratillake

Chief Data Officer

Julian Cherryman

Head of Data & Insight Applications

Catherine Clark

Royal Dutch Shell
IT Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Papinder Dosanjh
Platform Lead - Data Science, Big Data and Recommendations

Peter Eckley

Bank of England
Head of Data Strategy

Matt Edwards

Anglian Water Services
Chief Data Officer

Kevin Fletcher

Chief Data Officer

Lee Fulmer

UBS Inc.
Global Head of Innovation, Chief Data Officer

Daniel Gilbert

News UK
Director of Data

Julian Highley

Data, Business Intelligence and Data Science Director

Martin Houghton

Group Chief Data Officer

Simon Hughes

Head of Data, Business Intelligence & Analytics

Jon Hussey

Chief Data Officer, Cards & Payments

Natalie Jakomis

Global Director of Data Science and Analytics

Vlad Kaltenieks

William Hill
Global Director of Data & Analytics

Daragh Kelly

VP, Data & Analytics

Kshitij Kumar

Chief Data Officer

Jose Loureda

Vice President & Global Head Of Data Science & Analytics

Orlando Machado

Chief Data Scientist

David Masters

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
Chief Data Officer

Mridul Mathur

Chief Data Officer

Neil McIvor

Department for Education
Chief Data Officer

Rob McKendrick

Head of Data

Wade Munsie

GSK Consumer Healthcare
Global Chief Data Officer (Consumer Health)

Dan Robertson

Group Chief Data Officer

Cornelia Schaurecker

Group Director Big Data and AI

Dan Senter

National Grid
Data Governance Lead

Sid Shah

Conde Nast Publications
Global Head of Analytics & Insight

Eddie Short

Telefonica UK
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Ross Simson

Global Chief Data Officer

Simon Stearn

Executive Director, Global Big Data and Digital Experience Analytics

Lauren Walker

Dentsu Aegis Network EMEA
Global COO & Head of Digital Transformation

Pete Williams

Penguin Random House
Director of Data and Online

Steve Wright

Willis Towers Watson
Chief Data Officer & Global Head of Change for Operations

Luca Zuccoli

Chief Data Officer

Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

7 October 2020

UK CDO Virtual Boardroom

Driving Performance and Value With Data Democratisation

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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14 October 2020

UK CDO Virtual Town Hall

From Dashboards to Dynamic Data Stories

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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22 October 2020

UK CDO Virtual Boardroom

UK CDO Virtual Boardroom hosted by Talend

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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12 November 2020

UK CDO Virtual Town Hall

Navigating Data Privacy in Today’s Evolving Landscape

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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1 December 2020

UK CDO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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“I especially appreciate the chance to interact with peers from other companies and industries to share the woes and triumphs of data management.”


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