Government Chief Digital Officer
Mike Potter is the new Government Chief Digital Officer, joining the Civil Service from Thames Water where he was most recently interim Executive Director, Digital Transformation & Group CIO. Mike is a board-level executive with a track record in Chief Digital Officer and Transformation leadership roles. Prior to joining CDDO, Mike ran a successful campaign at HMRC implementing a new multichannel customer service model, managing to break-up one of the UK’s largest outsourced IT contracts. While at HMRC, he developed new commercial products to realise additional tax revenues of £1bn pa through by launching a new personal tax account garnering 20m+ users. Mike is committed to continuing the growth of the government’s digital capabilities necessary to deliver its roadmap for digital and data.