John has experience of working with health data for research, as a data analyst first with the e-Data Research and Innovation Service (eDRIS) in NHS Scotland, and then with the UK Biobank. These roles involved linking health data from multiple sources to create research ready datasets. John has a background in mathematics and statistics, and a Masters in Data Analytics from University College Dublin.

John’s role will be to ensure the availability and utility of data within national Trusted Research Environments (TREs), through overseeing the provision of essential data management and curation.