Marged Cother
Group Head of Social Media And Engagement
Government Digital Service

Marged is an experienced senior digital and communications leader, having developed strategies, channels and campaigns over the last 15 years across a range of public and private sector organisations.
Currently the Group Head of Social Media and Engagement for the Government Digital Service, Marged leads the engagement of the UK public with government information and services.

Previously Head of Digital & Internal Communications at Standard Chartered Bank, Marged drove the transformation of internal and external communications, with the creation of the Bank’s global Social media strategy, development of the global digital strategy and channels, as well as the leadership of new internal channels and programmes.

Marged will talk about the challenges in managing digital engagement within the government and financial sectors, and how to overcome them.