Kathy Settle

Director for Digital Policy

Government Digital Service

Kathy Settle is Director for Digital Policy and Departmental Engagement at the Government Digital Service where, having developed the Government’s Digital Strategy, she is now working alongside GDS colleagues and Departmental “Digital Leaders” to deliver it. Her agendas include Digital Inclusion – helping everyone get online – and Assisted Digital – supporting people to access government digital services if they can’t self-serve.

Prior to this, Kathy worked in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, and in Government Office for the North West. In her earlier career, Kathy worked for the Department for Transport and the Highways Agency as a Chartered Civil Engineer.