Theo Blackwell MBE

Chief Digital Officer, Mayor of London

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Appointed in 2017 as London's first Chief Digital Officer, Theo leads on London-wide digital transformation, data and smart city initiatives at City Hall. His role involves: • Strategic leadership on the digital transformation agenda for London's public services, across the GLA group and the wider public sector. • Convening on behalf of the Mayor, across London local government to support the take-up of innovative, technology, and data-led approaches to service delivery and public engagement. • Developing and promoting partnership between the public, private and community sectors to enable and support the development of new public service-oriented technology and innovation. The new Smarter London Together Roadmap launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan in June 2018, is supporting the collective capabilities of the city through citizen-centred design, data-sharing, smart infrastructure, digital skills and collaboration. Progress can be followed on the Smarter London Together Report Card.

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The crucial role of Local Authorities in tackling digital poverty in the UK

15 March 2023, 01:00 PM
James McKee Theo Blackwell Elizabeth Anderson Gail Harvey