Carole’s portfolio includes oversight and management of the Scottish National Safe Haven (Trusted Research Environment) and supporting service known as the eData Research and Innovation Services (eDRIS) team. This team supports health and non-health research, undertaking assistance with seeking data access permissions, data linkage and data provisioning.   With over 20 years’ experience in NHS Scotland, she started as an Analyst working in NHS Lothian and nationally as an Information Consultant. She has an Honours Degree in Maths, Statistics and Management Science from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics.