Steering Group

CURRENT STEERING GROUP MEMBERS

Pauline Roche (Chair)

My company RnR Organisation provides project and operational management and event/unconference management to mission-driven organisations and SMEs in the voluntary and community sector , and to grassroots and minority cultural and community groups.

RnR Organisation is a small #techforgood infrastructure social enterprise, supporting the use of tech for impact and social justice.

http:/rnrorganisation.co.uk
@paulineroche
@TedRyan22
@RnRWorks

Stuart Lester

Digital Projects Officer, Transport for West Midlands

Secialises in spatial data

@stu_lester

Chris Price (Secretary)

digiconsultancy formerly of BCC and Digital Birmingham.

@chrisprice748

Glyn Simpson

Systems Development Manager at West Midlands Combined Authority

@ossifer

Hugo Russell

Project Manager, Innovation Birmingham Limited
ODI Node Birmingham

@HugoRuss

Jason Davies

Team Leader, Data Intelligence Hub, West Midlands Fire Service

@B00Tstrapper

Darren Wright

Director at Inside Outcomes CIC

@insideoutcomes
@dazwright

Teresa Jolley

Future Highways Programme Lead and Secretariat, ODI Birmingham, Director at DEFT153 Ltd; Founder, Root2Being.com

@teresacjolley

Raj Mack

Head of Digital Birmingham in Birmingham City Council

http://digitalbirmingham.co.uk/

@raj_mack

Susannah Goh

Director, Birmingham City University

www.bcu.ac.uk/

@SGHQoL

Heike Schuster-James

Senior Development Manager – Institute for Sustainable Futures

Connecting research and application to businesses and the public sector to build skills and business models based on big data processing and the Internet of Things. Working with research groups in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Digital Productivity, Cyber Security and Digital Media Technologies to add value to data and open data.

Web: http://bcu.ac.uk/business/institutes/isf
@HSJiSF

Si Chun Lam

Corporate Performance Officer for Coventry City Council

www.coventry.gov.uk/infoandstats/

www.sichunlam.com

Ravi Kumar

Ravi works as an Economic Development Coordinator for the Black Country Consortium, supporting collaborative partnership approaches across the Black Country and working with designated projects and identifying and bringing together capacity from within stakeholders. He is the Project Manager for the Black Country Local Broadband Plan, which involves working with a range of stakeholders, local authorities, BT, and BDUK to ensure the successful implementation of Super-Fast Broadband across the Black Country, and helping secure further funding from Government to extend fibre coverage.

Additionally, Ravi works a 2-day secondment, for Birmingham Science City, via the West Midlands Academic Health Network. Situated in the Institute for Translational Medicine building in the heart of the Life Sciences Cluster in Birmingham, with a particular focus on Innovative Healthcare across the West Midlands.

Supporting Organisations

Bethan Bishop

Making an impact in healthcare. Creating opportunity, unlocking potential. Innovation through collaboration

Aliciyo

@BethanBishop