Tracey Jessup is Chief Digital and Information Office of the UK Parliament. Tracey is focussed on how Parliament, as a customer and partner, can work more effectively with the Parliamentary Digital Service to deliver digital services in a better and more cohesive way. As well as being CDIO, Tracey sits on the management boards of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
She transitioned to this strategically focused role in October 2020 and was previously Chief Information Officer and Managing Director of the Parliamentary Digital Service. A joint department of both Houses of Parliament, the Digital Service is responsible for the strategic direction of Parliament’s digital offering, transforming ways in which citizens can connect with Parliament including building a new website for Parliament, the delivery and management of parliamentary digital platforms, and providing technology services to Members and staff in Westminster and throughout the UK.
Before joining the Digital Service, Tracey was a House of Commons Clerk working in the Committee Office, Public Bill Office, Overseas Office and finally the Table Office in the Department of Chamber and Committee Services (DCCS). Tracey was also Private Secretary to the Clerk of the House and Chief Executive for three years, working with House of Commons Board members on the delivery of the House of Commons’ strategic priorities.