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Ellen Broad

Open Data Institute

Ellen just returned to Australia from the UK, where she was Head of Policy for the Open Data Institute. Now, Ellen's an Associate for the ODI and supporting projects as a freelance data advisor for government agencies and organisations in Australia and Europe, while undertaking postgraduate work in data science.

While in the UK, Ellen was recruited by then Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Elisabeth Truss (now Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary), as her expert adviser on data. Ellen steered Defra’s #OpenDefra commitment to publishing 8,000 datasets as open data and changing the way Defra’s 22,000 staff worked together. Ellen also designed the open data board game, Datopolis together with ODI CEO Jeni Tennison, which is being played in 19 countries.

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