Shining a Spotlight: Abbie Ensor’s Trailblazing Journey in Data Governance

This week, we are delighted to feature Abbie Ensor, a remarkable figure in the realm of data governance, in our Women in Data (WiD) Series. Abbie, currently serving as the Senior Capability Manager for Data Governance at Coventry Building Society, is an exemplary leader who has not only navigated but also shaped the ever-evolving world of data governance.

Long before data became a buzzword, Abbie’s innate curiosity drove her to explore and ultimately forge a unique career path in this field. Her journey defied conventional norms, as she brought a sense of joy and enthusiasm to the often-serious domain of data governance.


Educational Background
Abbie’s academic journey at Coventry University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, laid the foundation for her illustrious career. Additionally, her commitment to inspiring future generations is evident in her involvement with Digdata Digital Badge, where she volunteers her time and expertise to encourage students to explore data and consider it as a future career path. 


Professional Experience
Abbie has been with Coventry Building Society for over 12 years, starting her journey there in July 2023. Her roles have included Senior MI & Data Governance Manager and MI & Data Practice Manager, where she developed key skills in areas like analytical skills, communication, stakeholder engagement, mentoring, coaching, and leadership.


Impact and Achievements
Abbie’s story is a testament to her resilience and transformative impact. With a deep passion for data governance, she has been instrumental in turning strategic visions into tangible realities, leading significant transformation programs within her organisation. What truly sets Abbie apart is not just her insatiable thirst for knowledge, but also her ability to infuse fun into the sophisticated world of data governance.

Inspirational Role Model
Mirai is thrilled to shine a spotlight on Abbie Ensor. Her story inspires us to embrace curiosity, challenge the status quo, and find joy in our professional journeys. Her approach to data governance is a refreshing reminder that

Abbie Ensor’s story is not just about professional success; it’s about transforming a field with passion, resilience, and a joyous spirit. She continues to be an inspirational figure in data governance, motivating many to explore and innovate in their respective fields.

Keep an eye out for Abbie on the upcoming ‘Let’s Talk Data Podcast,’ where she will be a guest with host Emma Crabtree. This promises to be an insightful and engaging conversation, showcasing Abbie’s expertise and passion for data governance.