Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer

Joanna Davinson

Joanna  Davinson



Joanna joined the Home Office in November 2017 following a 28 year career with Price Waterhouse Coopers and IBM, where she focussed on delivering large Public Sector ICT programmes, often in the UK but also for governments across Europe and in the US and Canada.

Before that Joanna enjoyed 5 years in the Civil Service in the National Audit Office and is delighted to now be back in central Government at the Home Office. She is the department’s Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer, leading a team of over 3,000 employees reporting directly to the Permanent Secretary, with a seat at the departmental Board.

Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer

The role of Chief DDaT Officer is to provide exceptionally strong leadership and senior-level advocacy, internally within the Home Office and across government, and externally, for the delivery of digital, data and technology solutions that support the department’s current and future business transformation programmes.

This role demands a deep knowledge of the technology and digital landscape and marketplace, and ensures that the Home Office makes effective use of modern standards and solutions.