Jack Hardinges

Policy advisor at Open Data Institute


Jack works across a number of projects at the ODI to develop, test and communicate policy related to data and technology.

Jack joined the ODI in July 2014 and has delivered advisory projects with startup, multinational corporate and government clients. As a coauthor of Open Enterprise, Open Data Means Business and a number of other ODI reports, he has helped to develop the evidence base for the economic, societal and environmental impact of open data.

Jack graduated with a BSc in Economics and Management Sciences, focusing on macroeconomic policy and scientific decision-making. He has previously worked in the UK, Asia and Africa.

My Sessions

How can we increase access to data while retaining trust?


In this session, the Open Data Institute team will share insights into their work on how to increase access to data, while retaining trust. As well as the opportunities presented by increasing access to data – such as through effective data portability initiatives – it will also explore the challenges we will collectively need to […]

Data Portability