Jennifer Housego

Jennifer Housego

Committee Member Jennifer Housego

Jennifer joined Essex Police in May 2015, to lead on digital transformation. Prior to that Jennifer spent 9 years as a Senior Manager in the NCA having joined SOCA when it first started on the 1st April 2006. Jennifer worked in the NCA Intelligence Hub as Head of Open Source, as well as leading the Picture of Threat Team, the Drugs Intelligence desk and Industry Alerts.

Jennifer also spent a couple of years in SOCA's Cyber Unit and looking after Digital Forensics as well as Information management. Jennifer has a strong digital background, having worked in Open Source, Cyber and Digital Forensics at Senior Management level, and is Deputy Chair of the NPCC Open Source and Information Working group.  She also chairs an Open Source Intelligence sub group for the Forensic Regulator. Jennifer has an Executive Masters in Intelligence, Analytics and Media and is an associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University.

In addition Jennifer currently holds an Honours Degree in Law a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. She is the Eastern regional lead for 3i, which holds the ethics portfolio, and leads on regional convergence opportunities for the Chief Constable of Suffolk.