Lorraine Jackson is currently Deputy Director for Data Sharing & Cyber Security at the Department of Health.
Lorraine was previously Deputy Director of Dementia Policy at the Department of Health and has been with the Department since 2009. During this time, in addition to dementia, her policy responsibilities have included Older People, Prevention (social care), Loneliness & Isolation and Housing. Lorraine’s team led for the government on the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.
Lorraine has previously worked for the Ministry of Justice on regional and national legal services policy and she began her career in the private sector in Marketing and Brand Management.
Outside of work, Lorraine was previously a trustee of ASDA Foundation and held positions of trustee, vice chair and chair of St. Anne’s Community Services, an organisation in the North of England providing support for people with learning disabilities, and those needing support with their mental health, homelessness or substance misuse.