Innovation and changeDigital TransformationFemale GovTech Leaders 2018 – who gets your vote?

Female GovTech Leaders 2018 - who gets your vote?

Who was nominated for the 2018 ranking - and who will you vote for?

GovTech Leaders is delighted to reveal the 33 influential women nominated for our inaugural Female GovTech Leaders initiative.

Created to spotlight influential women across the public sector who are leaders, trailblazers and transformers, the longlist features nominations from across the public sector. A huge thank you to everybody who took time to submit an entry and congratulations to everybody who made the list.

The full list of nominees is below (listed in the order in which they were received).

The next stage

We’re now calling on you to vote for three women that you believe should place in the final powerlist.

The final list will comprise the 10 nominees with the most votes – people you’ve told us wield significant influence, foster change and spearhead important teams and initiatives within all levels of the public sector.

To help you choose your three leading entrants, the supporting statement submitted with each entry can be found by clicking on each nominee below.

Voting will close on Friday 6th July and the final ranking published shortly after – so don’t miss out!

Cast your votes here.

The longlist

Katy McNeil, CivTech Intrapreneurship Lead, Scottish Government

Tracy Lindeman, Assistant Director, Suffolk County Council

Jackie Hinchliffe, Director – HR, OD & Transformation, Thurrock Council

Emma Tiernan, ICT Section Head, Watford Borough Council

Cheryl Davenport, Director of Health and Care Integration, Leicestershire County Council

Alison McKenzie-Folan, Deputy Chief Executive, Director Customer Transformation, Wigan Council

Ann Caruthers, Director of Environment and Transport, Leicestershire County Council

Caroline Sheppard OBE and Louise Hutchinson, Traffic Penalty Tribunal

Doniya Soni, Principal Policy Officer, Digital and STEM Skills, Greater London Authority

Nadira Hussain, Head of ICT, London Borough of Enfield

Noelle Godfrey, Programme Director, Connecting Cambridgeshire and Smart Cambridge programmes, Cambridgeshire County Council

Sue Griffin, Head of User Support Services, DWP Digital

Jacky Wright, Chief Digital and Information Officer, HMRC

Phillippa Tasselli, Head of IT Services, Food Standards Agency

Sally Kerr, Digital Innovation Manager, The City of Edinburgh Council

Jane Fallon, Head of Digital, Ministry of Justice

Jayne Glasgow, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Leicestershire County Council

Ella Mae Lewis, Director of Product, Apolitical.co

Jane Hancer, Director of Innovation, CC2i

Lianne Viney, Programme Director, Looking Local

Simone Davey, Customer Services & Digital Manager, North Somerset Council

Helen Knights, Strategic Lead ICT and Governance for the shared service for North and North East Lincolnshire Councils and Joint Programme Sponsor for the Digital Programme North East Lincolnshire

Susan Harrison, Service Manager – Customer Services, Business Support, Web Team and Tourist Information and Joint Sponsor for the Digital Programme, North East Lincolnshire Council

Laura Peacock, Group Manager Innovation Hub, Oxfordshire County Council

Lesley Cowley, Chair, DVLA, Companies House & National Archives

Sally Meecham, Chief Operating Officer Interim, Government Digital Service

Amanda Taylor, Social Work Academic, University of Central Lancashire

Lesley O’Halloran, Assistant Director Customer Services, Wigan Council

Denise Dourado, Cloud Programme Director, HMRC

Alison Hughes, Assistant Director ICT Strategic Partnerships, Wigan & Bolton Councils

Jo Morrison, Head of Communications and Digital, Leicestershire County Council

Nicola Graham, Head of ICT, Aberdeenshire Council

Salena Worrall, Cofounder and Chief Marketing Officer, Zonafide

Voting closes at 5pm on Friday 6th July.

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