Andy Youell

Andy is an experienced data and systems professional who has been at the leading edge of developments in UK higher education data for over thirty years. He offers advice and support on all aspects of data and on the processes and systems that surround it.

Andy has extensive consultancy and project experience working with HE providers, systems suppliers and government bodies across the world. This includes experience as a CIO, CDO and Data Protection Officer; Cyber Essentials Plus compliance; running ISO9001 and ISO27001 management systems; building data and systems capabilities. He is a specialist in data quality issues and on UK higher education data reporting.

Andy writes on all aspects of data in the modern world and is a renowned speaker for conferences and events in the UK and beyond. He is a regular contributor to podcasts and webinars covering everything from higher education policy to the finer points of data quality assurance.


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