A goldmine of insight: how governments are using data to deliver better services

April 18, 2023
Data & ID

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Data is integral to the work of the governments in the 21st century. Administrations around the world are using data from a range of sources, including anonymized and aggregated payments information, to help deliver better services for businesses and citizens.

This webinar will share insight from governments around the world on how they are using data insights to better understand trends – and deliver better outcomes – in areas including travel and tourism, urban planning and sustainability, and economic forecasting.

Join this webinar with Visa and Kearney to find out how governments are unlocking the power of data to deliver better services across host of crucial policy areas – and hear about how to overcome the challenges to realizing these opportunities.

Join this session to find out:

  • How countries are using insights from purchasing data to help kickstart crucial tourist industries post-COVID 
  • How information on what people are buying can help make sure government urban policy is creating places people want to live 
  • The power of ‘nowcasting to help governments understand and monitor the health of their economies 

Public servants can register here for free to attend this webinar


USA/Canada Eastern Time (EST): 09:30 – 10:45
British Summer Time (BST): 14:30 – 15:45
Central European Summer Time (CEST): 15:30 – 16:45
Eastern European Summer Time (EEST): 16:30 – 17:45
Singapore Time (SGT): 21:30 – 22:45
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST): 23:30 – 00:45


Tulsi Parida, Director, Global Government Data Solutions, Visa

Tulsi Parida is the Director of Global Government Data Solutions at Visa. Her work is at the intersection of payments data and government and she develops innovative data solutions for governments looking to use spend insights to inform their policy making and decisions. She brings a decade of experience at the intersection of tech, society, and business, with a commitment to reducing digital inequality and promoting responsible and inclusive technology. Prior to Visa, she led teams at various startups working to bridge digital divides in literacy education both in the US and in India.

Tulsi holds a BSc in Education & Social Policy, Economics from Northwestern University and a dual degree MSc /MBA in Tech & Society from the University of Oxford. Recently, Tulsi has won the global 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics and Tech Women 100 awards in the UK.

Daniela Chikova, Partner and Managing Director, Kearney

Daniela Chikova is a partner with Kearney in the Financial Services practice.  With over 20 years of consulting and industry experience, Daniela is an expert in banking with focus on growth strategies, proposition design, commercial effectiveness, and product monetization.

Within Kearney, she is leading the European Retail Banking Competence Center and authors the annual Retail Banking Radar since its inception 10 years ago. During her career with Kearney, Daniela has worked in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and most countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Daniela earned her MBA from the Goizueta Business School at the Emory University, USA, as a Fulbright scholar. She holds a BA in business administration and journalism from the America University in Bulgaria.

Webinar chair: Siobhan Benita, former UK senior civil servant

Siobhan Benita was a senior civil servant with over 15 years’ Whitehall experience. She worked in many of the major delivery departments, including Transport, Environment, Health and Local Government. She also had senior roles at the heart of Government in the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury, including supporting the then Cabinet Secretary, Lord O’Donnell to lead work on Civil Service reform and strategy. Siobhan left the Civil Service to run as an independent candidate in the Mayor of London election. She subsequently joined her alma mater, Warwick University as Chief Strategy Officer of Warwick in London and Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab.