Julie Pierce

Director Openness, Data, Digital and Science

Food Standards Agency

About Julie

Julie Pierce is Director of Openness, Data and Digital, and now Science, driving for the use of modern digital approaches and technologies. Whether food safety or crime, in the UK or for traded products, FSA as the regulator plays a key role. We work with industry and regulators globally exploring technologies such as AI, blockchain, big data, integrate a complex food system to best serve the consumer.
Previously Julie was the CIO at Defra. She spent much of her earlier career implementing change programmes as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in financial services, pharmaceuticals, and central government.