Corporate Records Manager, Somerset County Council
Andrea Binding is the Corporate Records Manager for Somerset County Council. She has over 24 years’ experience of working in the field and graduated from Northumbria University with a Master’s Degree in Records Management in 2006 and more recently obtained ISEB qualifications in Data Protection and Freedom of Information. She is passionate about preserving the history of Somerset, having started her career within the Archive Service. Her paper records management model is recognised as a national exemplar, managed totally in-house, and she won IRMS Team of the Year in 2011. Andrea recognises that Somerset County Council needs to move rapidly to the new digital age of records management, whilst mindful of the preservation of historical digital records. She is currently involved in implementing an Information Management Transformation Programme using SharePoint Online and Office 365 and the transformation of the current paper estate into digital format.