Ellen is currently Senior Fellow with the 3A Institute, within the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Australian National University. She has held roles as Head of Technical Delivery, Consumer Data Standards for CSIRO’s Data61, Head of Policy for the Open Data Institute (ODI), ministerial adviser on data to senior UK cabinet minister Elisabeth Truss and Manager of Digital Policy and Projects for the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. She is a member of the Australian government’s Data Advisory Council and author of Made by Humans: the AI Condition (Melbourne University Publishing, 2018). She has written about data for publications including The Guardian, New Scientist and Griffith Review. A board game about data she created with Jeni Tennison, CEO of the Open Data Institute, is being played in 19 countries.