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Trish Jakeman

Smarter Working Programme Lead
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Confirmed)

As Head of Customer Support Services in Chief Information Office (CIO) for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), Trish is responsible for capturing the organisations’ IT future needs linked to the Digital Strategy and the account management function for CIO. Trish is also leading the Smarter Working Programme looking at achieving the British Standard PAS 3000 and the intended relocation of DIO Head Office. Trish also has the additional roles of DIO Sutton Coldfield Deputy Head of Establishment and Disability Champion for DIO. Trish joined the MOD in 1995 with RAF and has held roles with the RAF, MoD Police and Defence Estates (now known as DIO). Trish has worked in a variety of areas including Security, HR, Finance, Secretariat, Performance Reporting and Business Change which has helped build a deep understanding of MoD and wider government. More recently, Trish has led the Smarter Working Programme, which has been upheld as a flagship to other areas of the MoD.