Executive Director, DataKind UK
Emma Prest is the Executive Director of DataKind UK where she leads a community of 1000+ pro bono data scientists, designing and delivering data science projects that turbo charge their non-profit partners' work. She works to build understanding about what data science can do in the social change sector. Emma sits on the Editorial Advisory Committee at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the board of Sum of Us. She was previously a programme coordinator at Tactical Tech, providing hands-on help for activists using data in campaigns. Emma holds an MA in Public Policy with a specialism in Media, Information & Communications from Central European University in Hungary and a degree in Politics and Geography from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.