Duncan Ross

Times Higher Education

Duncan is Chief Data Officer for Times Higher Education, but has previously been a Chair of Trustees for Family Service Units, and a Trustee for various other not for profits and community organisations. He has been a Chair of Governors for a primary school, and a City Councillor. Most importantly he was one of the founders and was the first Chair of Trustees of DataKind UK. He believes strongly in the potential of data acting for the broader benefit of society.

13:35 - 14:35

Monday 10 May

Data and the board: challenges and opportunities of driving data transformation as a charity trustee

Having data-confident trustees can be so pivotal in making data a part of decision-making, particularly for smaller charities. Yet this skill set is rarely prioritised in trustee recruitment. This session will look at these questions:

  • What are some of the challenges to successful data-savvy trusteeships?
  • What are some of the top tips for trustees who want to lead data transformation?
  • How can I get a trustee with expertise in data?

If you are interested in super-charging your board with data skills, this session isĀ  for you.