[26/07/23] Partner News: The Alan Turing Institute appoints Jean Innes as new CEO
Bayes Centre partner The Alan Turing Institute has announced the appointment of Jean Innes as its new CEO.
Bayes Centre partner The Alan Turing Institute has announced the appointment of Jean Innes as its new CEO. Jean brings a diverse range of leadership experience from the public, private and non-profit sectors to using data science and AI to solve real-world challenges, having worked at Faculty, Rightmove, Amazon and HM Treasury and acted as technology adviser to the World Economic Forum’s Infrastructure Council.
Jean trained as a scientist, studying chemistry at Imperial College followed by a PhD at Cambridge and a post-doctoral Fellowship at Stanford University. She is a Non-Executive Director at Housemark, a membership organisation in the social housing sector.
Commenting on her appointment, Jean said:
The Alan Turing Institute believes in using data science and AI to make society healthier, safer, more sustainable and more prosperous. I am excited to join at this important time and look forward to working with the Institute and its extended network of partners and stakeholders to address some of the thorniest and most exciting challenges we face.
Doug Gurr, Chair of The Alan Turing Institute, said:
Jean joins the Institute at a pivotal time for the development and regulation of data science and AI, as well as for The Alan Turing Institute as it works towards its new strategic vision.
Jean brings extensive experience to the role, including an impressive track record in applying research to real-world problems. On behalf of the Board of Trustees I congratulate Jean and look forward to working with her in her new role.
Sir Patrick Vallance, former Government Chief Scientific Adviser and independent appointment panel member, said:
Jean was the outstanding candidate to provide leadership of the Turing, working closely with the outstanding scientists and scientific advisory groups.