In her role as Head of International Engagement, Donna leads the Scottish Government’s Digital Health and Care Directorate’s International Engagement Team. The Team’s objectives are to enhance Scotland's reputation as a leader in digital health and care, facilitate knowledge exchange between other countries and regions and promote economic opportunities for Scotland.
Donna has co-ordinated Scottish involvement in European funded digital health research and innovation projects since 2012, including the EU Health Programme SCIROCCO Exchange project which developed a maturity assessment tool for regions to assess the readiness of their health and care systems for the adoption of integrated care. She also acted as Chair of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Action Group on Integrated Care from 2015 to 2018.
In January 2021, she was appointed as President of the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL). She was also proud to be recognised by HIMSS as a Future50 Class of 2021 Government Leader.