Chair at Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
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Entrepreneur, writer and regulator interested in how we make the power of data and automated systems work for the benefit of all.
Now establishing the UK's new Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation to enable the UK's AI industry set world leading standards of ethical practice and accountability to customers, citizens and society.
Transparency and the Open Society (Policy Press, 2016) describes the successes and disappointments of transparency efforts around the world and sets out how greater citizen control of information and stronger shared democratic rights over data are needed if we are to live safely in a world of data driven decision systems.
Has worked in healthcare and education services both in regulation and in efforts to give individuals greater ability to shape the services they receive. God Bless the NHS (Faber and Faber 2013) tells the history of the battle between governments and professionals for control over health services and looks at how both might ceded more control to patients for the benefit of all.