Creating the platform for accelerating performance of data and analytics teams is only possible with support of global leaders in the space. That’s why today we are unveiling the Data Leaders Advisory Board. Find out: 

  • Who’s in our advisory board 
  • Why advisors are at the centre of what we do 
  • How data leaders are serving the community 

Diverse group to help better serve data and analytics community

Global leaders in data and analytics will underpin the company’s commitment to building the world’s leading platform for the data and analytics community. The strategic committee of senior data and analytics professionals will serve as trusted advisors to Data Leaders on strategy, product innovation, data ethics and act as advocates of the community.

“The Advisory Board plays a crucial role in boosting our ability to serve the growing needs of the data and analytics community, helping us to set the strategic direction of our company and our products” said Richard Pope, Chief Executive Officer of Data Leaders. “We’re thrilled to partner with the diverse members of the board, whose deep experiences across this sector will help the community and our commitment to it.”

The group of advisors is set to grow

The Advisory Board currently comprises of five senior executives and will expand to ten this year, representing a diverse cross-section of enterprise organizations whose charter is to inspire progress, ethicise data and strategically help the community shape its own future.

The 2021 board members include:

  • Gerard Guinamand, Group CDO, Engie
  • Andrew Day, Group CDO, Pepper Financial
  • Didier Mama, VP Data Value Creation, Decathlon
  • Helen Mannion, Global Data Officer, Specsavers
  • Chafika Chettaoui, Group CDO, Suez


“This is a really exciting time for data and analytics execs as advances in the sector are being made and there’s a need to tap into the collective wisdom of others in a constructive and vendorfree environment,” said Pascal Clement, Chairman and CDO, Data Leaders. “Bringing this group together ensures we’re touching on the right issues and that the community is driving its own agenda.”

About Data Leaders
Data Leaders is a platform for the data community. We accelerate performance, reduce complexity and provide a stage for teams to shine. We help you achieve it through out vendor-free community, events that connecting the full ecosystem, and the marketplace for data solutions.

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