A transformational global leader and innovative technologist, Jacky is a passionate ambassador for women and BAME in technology.
In late 2017, she became Chief Digital and Information Officer for HMRC, where she is responsible for driving one of the largest digitally-enabled transformations in Europe.
Jacky’s influence and interests extend to promoting the digital transformation of public services in the widest sense, as well as a number of social issues.
Jacky is patron of techUK’s Public Services Board (PSB), which champions opportunities for the UK tech industry to collaborate across government. She is partnering with techUK and other organisations to address social mobility by providing access to digital skills training for all.
A senior BAME Civil Service leader, HMRC’s Disability Champion and a member of the Civil Service Diverse Leadership Task Force, Jacky champions diversity across government and provides advice on the Civil Service’s strategy for improving BAME and disabled representation at all levels.
Jacky sits on various boards, including City, University of London, the Institute of Coding and YearUp, and works to promote equal opportunities and access to education for all. She has an honorary doctorate from Aston University, and has received many prestigious industry awards.