Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation board announced
The UK Government have announced the Board members for the newly established Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.
Today the UK Government have announced the Board members for the newly established Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. Chaired by Roger Taylor, the board will have a key role in shaping the preliminary phase of the Centre’s activities, advising government on the measures which are needed to ensure the safe, ethical and innovative uses of data and AI.
The following people have been appointed today as the Centre’s Board members:
- Edwina Dunn, CEO of StarCount; founder and former CEO of Dunnhumby
- Professor Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at Oxford University. Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute, Chair of The Alan Turing Institute’s Data Ethics Group
- Dame Patricia Hodgson, former Chair of Ofcom
- Dr Susan Liautaud, Public Policy School at Stanford University; Founder of the Ethics Incubator
- Baroness (Kate) Rock, Member of the House of Lords Select Committee on AI
- Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford; Member of the Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence
- Richard Sargeant, Chief Commercial Officer, ASI Data Science
- Kriti Sharma, VP Artificial Intelligence at Sage Group
- Dame Glenys Stacey (appointment February 2019), Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation
- Dr Adrian Weller, Senior Fellow in Machine Learning Cambridge University, Programme Director for AI at the Alan Turing Institute
- Professor Lord (Robert) Winston, Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. Chairman of the Genesis Research Trust.
techUK’s head of cloud, data analytics and AI Sue Daley welcomed the appointments made today:
“This is another important step forward in the establishment of the Centre we hope will play an important role in ensuring the UK is world leading in the development and use of responsible tech. To do that there is a real need to build the knowledge, capability and capacity needed to ensure that AI is developed and used in a way that is beneficial and ethical. The CDEI will have a vital role to play in supporting this and techUK is pleased to see a strong mix of backgrounds and world-leading expertise on the Board. The success of the Centre’s work will depend on industry being properly engaged. This is why techUK has suggested the creation of an industry expert working group that could provide direct input, advice and technical expertise to support the Centre’s Chair and Board as it begins its important work.”
Latest News from
NHSX: new joint organisation for NHS tech confirmed20/02/2019 16:05:00
Health Secretary announces creation of new body.
Inspiring the next generation of cyber strategy professionals20/02/2019 11:25:00
techUK Head of Programme for Cyber judges annual cyber policy and strategy competition.
Defence Intranet (DEFNET) access - update for industry partners19/02/2019 16:43:00
An update from the Ministry of Defence on the future of industry access to the Defence Intranet (DEFNET).
techUK | Training Courses 201919/02/2019 12:38:00
techUK training helps staff at all levels and companies of all sizes with their learning and development needs.
DCMS public consultation on the Statement of Strategic Priorities18/02/2019 16:05:00
DCMS is seeking views on its draft Statement of Strategic Priorities for telecoms, the management of radio spectrum and post.
Study set to further understanding on the fate of waste electricals15/02/2019 11:25:00
The WEEE Fund is seeking expressions of interest to carry out research into the fate of waste electricals and electronics by 15 March.
New Central Government Council Members announced14/02/2019 11:25:00
techUK is delighted to announce the new Council members.
SoS announces initial Transformation Fund investments13/02/2019 16:05:00
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson speech outlining the future direction of the UK armed forces.