Job Title : CIO
Organization : Department of Energy and Climate Change
In her present role, Jennifer Rigby looks after technology for the government ministry in charge of energy and climate-change policy.
Rigby took up her role at DECC in January 2011 and, so far, has been able to reduce the department’s carbon emissions by 21 per cent. She believes that e-procurement and cloud computing can help to drive a green IT strategy.
In January 2012 she became chair of the Green Delivery Unit, which is responsible for helping the government roll out its Government Green ICT Strategy.
Before taking on her position at DECC, Rigby worked at the Home Office, the National Archives and the BBC, where she held various positions involving technology strategy, policy and production.