Advisory Board

The Information Law and Policy Centre is advised by a group of 13 academics and practitioners specialising in information law and policy:


Dr Rachel Adams, Principal Researcher, Research ICT Africa

Susan Bingham, Group Data Protection Officer, Guardian News & Media

Professor Lilian Edwards, Professor of Law, Innovation and Society, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University

Dr Tarlach McGonagle, Professor of Public Law, Leiden Law School, Leiden University

Professor Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London

Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, Barrister, 11KBW

John Sheridan, Head of Legislation Services, The National Archives

Graham Smith, Of Counsel, Bird & Bird

Dr Jeni Tennison, Co-chair, Data Governance Working Group, Global Partnership for AI

Dr Tanya Filer, Policy and Research Leader, Digital State, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge

Dr Catherine Easton, Reader in Law, University of Lancaster

Research Fellows

Associate Research Fellows

Dr Rachel Adams, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Damian Clifford, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Peter Coe, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Richard Danbury, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Faith Gordon, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Judith Townend, Associate Research Fellow

Professor Lorna Woods, Senior Associate Research Fellow

Visiting Fellows

Professor Satoshi Maeda, Visiting Fellow, 2016-17

Dr Alex Antoniou, Visiting Fellow, 2015-16

Dr Judith Bannister, Visiting Fellow, 2014-15

Professor Katherine Biber, Visiting Fellow, 2014-15

Dr Joaquín Sarrión, Visiting Fellow, 2014-15

Research Associates

Dr Rys Farthing  Research Associate, 2022-2023

Bethany Shiner  Research Associate, 2021-2022 

Dr Faith Gordon, Research Associate, 2017-18

Peter Coe, Research Associate, 2018-19

Dr Damian Clifford, Research Associate, 2018-19

Dr Maria Cristina Gaeta, Research Associate, 2019-20

Dr David Erdos, Research Associate, 2019-20