My name is Emily Overton; I am a highly focused PRINCE2 certified and Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) accredited professional with extensive public sector records management experience, with an ability to influence senior staff and boards and undertake large projects to change an organisation’s approach to records management, delivering within budget and on time. I am also experienced at undertaking audits, writing policies, delivering training and communicating with stakeholders about the best way to solve their information and records management problems.
I am the Vice Chair for the IRMS, where I have served on the Executive for five years, also as Director of Groups, where I have managed nearly 20 officers who run the geographical and specialist interest groups and also Director of Training and Representation.
I am a committee member of the British Standards Institute for records standards. I am a documented author of the NHS Code of Practice for Records Management; having worked with NHS England, the Department of Health, the National Archives, the Information Governance Alliance and NHS Digital.
I am currently studying part time for an MSc in Records Management and Information Rights.
You can see more of my past experience and my roles on my Linked In profile.