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Dylan Roberts

Chief Digital and Information Officer at Leeds City Council


With more than 28 years' experience, 16 in CIO and equivalent roles, Dylan Roberts currently holds the position of Chief Digital and Information Officer for the Leeds City Council and three Leeds CCGs with an external focus on delivering better outcomes for people and the economy of Leeds.

Roberts oversees a range of collaborative change programs at a national, regional and city level. These include the Leeds place based Digital Health and Wellbeing Programme spanning deliverables across the seven Health and Care organisations across Leeds, the award winning Data Mill North open data platform and Observer Top 50 radicals Urban Sustainable Development Lab.

Dylan sits on the National Information Board and as chair of the Local CIO Council leads local public CIO’s contributions and influence into government policy and strategy. He is placed at No 4 of the 2017 CIO 100 that recognises the most transformative and disruptive CIOs in the UK.

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