Emma Prest joined OCCRP in 2019 and is the chief technology officer, overseeing the data, technology, and research teams. She establishes and directs strategic technology goals, policies and procedures, and ensures tools are aligned with OCCRP’s unique needs.
Previously, she was the executive director of DataKind UK, where she led a community of more than 2,000 data scientists. She has worked at Tactical Tech, the Campaign for Freedom of Information and Amnesty International UK. Emma sits on the board of SumOfUs and is an adviser to the Data Science for Social Good program at The Alan Turing Institute in London. She splits her time between London and Sarajevo.