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14

Thursday

The digital transformation of government

12.15pm

Lectures

Public

Speaker: Simon Everest, Government Digital Service (Cabinet Office)

Series: City-ESS HQ-NatCen methodology seminar series

As Transformation Lead at the Cabinet Office's Government Digital Service, Simon Everest will discuss the delivery of new digital services across the UK government since 2011. He will speak about his role within the Government Digital Service, the reasons behind its introduction and how the service has delivered centralised website services for all Government departments. Everest will also outline the additional services that the GDS provides.

Simon Everest has been Transformation Lead at the Cabinet Office's Government Digital Service since the summer of 2016. Prior to this, he was Service Manager at the Government Digital Service from 2012-16. He previously served in a variety of roles at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Head of Digital Engagement (2009-12), Internet Manager (2005-09) and Rural Development Communications and Policy Advisor (2002-05). Everest has additionally been Director of Sibs, the charity for siblings of disabled people, since 2012.

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12.15pm - 1.45pmThursday 14th March 2019

Geary Lecture Theatre Centenary Building City, University of London Spencer Street London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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