Governance of data

Governance of data

Mar 4
Join your fellow Trustees as Data Futures Partnership Foundation former Chair, Dame Diane Robertson DNZM, sets out the ways in which those working with data can build confidence by using it safely and in a way that will be of benefit to individuals and the wider public.


Dame Diane Robertson DNZM, Former Chair, Data Futures Partnership Foundation

Event overview

We are in the midst of a data revolution, with data becoming increasingly abundant and ubiquitous. The volume of data held by public and private sectors is growing exponentially and there is potential to create more value by effectively sharing and using many types of data, including open data and personal data.

What might it take for the public to trust data and the way governments and services might seek to use it? All this data could be better used to provide real solutions for social problems. How do we actually understand what is happening to individuals and how can we use data to have better outcomes for everyone?

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Dame Diane Robertson DNZM
Former Chair, Data Futures Partnership Foundation

Dame Diane Robertson DNZM is a New Zealand community leader. She was the Auckland City Missioner from 1998 until 2015. In 1998, Robertson was appointed the Auckland City Missioner, having previously been a teacher, counsellor and involved in youth work and a manager of a social services agency. She was the first woman and first non-cleric to hold the role. Robertson is chair of the Goodman Fielder Cares Trust and Behavioural Insights and up until recently was chair of the Data Futures Partnership Foundation and a member of the Vulnerable Children's Board. Robertson was awarded the New Zealand Commemoration Medal in 1990. In the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours, she was appointed a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to the community.

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