Giselle Cory

Executive Director at DataKind UK

AI Big Data


Giselle oversees the running of DataKind UK, empowering our community of volunteers in their use of data for social good.

Giselle has spent over a decade working in social change organisations: from Government (Cabinet Office and Treasury), to national charities and think tanks.

Highlights so far include being a leading contributor to a progressive change in childcare policy and later successfully campaigning for further childcare funding for working families.

Prior to joining the team at DataKind UK, Giselle was a longtime core volunteer. Giselle believes that smart, responsible data collection and use can help the social sector tackle some of the UK’s biggest challenges.

With an undergraduate degree in Maths and Physics, Giselle is a lover of lifelong learning, having since gone on to study as a mature student and earn a Diploma in Economics and a Masters in Computational Journalism. Giselle is currently trying their hand at creative writing on the side.