Trustee Profile: Douglas Silverstone

Profile photo of Douglas Silverstone, smiling facing the camera

Douglas Silverstone was formally appointed to the Board of AbilityNet in April 2020.

Douglas is the Chief Data Officer for the Money Advice and Pension service. He is a thought leader in the data space maximising value from an organisations data and for the benefit of its customers. He has been actively involved in initiatives to improve data use, and is passionate about the benefits of collaboration and best practice sharing of data.
He has 20+ years of experience on technology change projects and has implemented major CRM’s across the Not for profit sector. He worked for MTVH (a Large Housing Association) and Citizens Advice, and has also spent time running a CRM consultancy practice for charities.  His focus is now on Data, Master Data Management, Big data, Data standards and ethics, GDPR, analytics and most importantly tying it all together.  
He is a former Company Secretary of the Institute of Money Advisers and has wider charity trustee board experience.  He has an interest in social equality and poverty alleviation. 
Douglas has both Dyslexia and Aphantasia. He has worked with accessibility standards and has provided support to volunteer led organisations.

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