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Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law (CCLS, Queen Mary University of London)  

Christopher Millard is Professor of Privacy and Information Law and head of the Cloud Legal Project in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. He is also a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute and is Of Counsel to the law firm Bristows. He has over 30 years experience in the technology law field, in both academia and legal practice. He is Editor and Co-Author of Cloud Computing Law (Oxford University Press, 2013) and is a founding editor of the International Journal of Law and IT and of International Data Privacy Law. Christopher is a Fellow and former Chairman of the Society for Computers & Law, a past-President of the International Federation of Computer Law Associations, and a past-Chair of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association. 

 

Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications Systems (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

Prior to being the Marconi Professor of Networked Systems in the Computer Laboratory, Jon was professor of networked systems at UCL in the Computer Science Department. He is a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the IET, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering as well as a Fellow of the IEEE. He was the recipient of the Sigcomm Award in 2009. He is the Principal Investigator in the Computer Lab for the EU Social Networks project, the EPSRC funded Horizon Digital Economy project, hubbed at Nottingham, the EPSRC funded project on federated sensor nets project FRESNEL in collaboration with Oxford; and a new 5-year project towards a Carbon Neutral Internet with Leeds.

 

Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law (CCLS, Queen Mary University of London)  

Dr Ian Walden is Professor of Information and Communications Law and head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. Ian has held visiting positions at the Universities of Texas and Melbourne. His publications include EDI and the Law (1989), Information Technology and the Law (1990), EDI Audit and Control (1993), Cross-border Electronic Banking (2nd ed., 2000), Telecommunications Law Handbook (1997), E-Commerce Law and Practice in Europe (2001), Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations (2007), Media Law and Practice (2009), Telecommunications Law and Regulation (4th ed., 2012) and Free and Open Source Software (2013).

 

Jean Bacon, Professor Emerita of Distributed Systems (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

Professor Jean Bacon is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and the IEEE, the latter of which she was elected to Board of Governors for between 2002-2004 and 2005-2007. In addition, she was founding Editor in Chief of IEEE Distributed Systems Online, DS Online, and is the Director of Studies in Computer Science at Jesus College, Cambridge. Jean leads the Opera Research Group, where her research interests are in the broad area of distributed systems. The focus of the group's research is on the design and deployment of open, large-scale, widely distributed systems. Jean is currently also working on the PAL Personal and Social Communication Services for Health and Lifestyle Monitoring Project with Essex University, BT and Ericsson. The main focus of the project is to look at how future healthcare services impact current and future communication infrastructures, in particular with regards to assisted living.

 

Kuan Hon, Consultant to the Cloud Legal Project (CCLS, Queen Mary University of London)

Kuan Hon originally qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and was admitted as an Attorney to the Bar of the State of New York. She then worked as a solicitor in the City of London, gaining broad experience in finance-related and commercial English legal issues (particularly banking, debt capital markets and corporate insolvency law). Pursuing a long-standing interest in technology, she obtained an MSc in Computing Science with merit from Imperial College, London in 2009 and then an LLM in Computer and Communications Law with merit from Queen Mary, University of London in 2010.

 

Jatinder Singh, Senior Research Associate (Computer Laboratory, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge)

 Jat Singh is a Senior Research Associate at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, and the Centre for Science and Policy. His technical research concerns management and control in distributed systems, including cloud and the Internet of Things. Having a strong interest in tech-policy, he is also part of the Secretariat for the E-infrastructure Leadership Council (BIS) which is charged with UK's e-infrastructure strategy. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge (2009), has several years of commercial experience in the areas of health and legal systems, and has some background in law, studied at the University of Western Australia.

 

Heidi Howard, Cambridge PhD Student (University of Cambridge)

Prior to her current post, Heidi was a Research Assistant in the Network and Operating System Group (NetOS) at the Department of Computer Science, University of Cambridge working on a collection of projects focusing on networking and end to end connectivity. Heidi has a BA in Computer Science from University of Cambridge. Her research interests include computer networking protocols, online security and anonymity, project Lambda in Java SE 8, government policy for internet privacy and data protection, and computer science education, particularly Raspberry Pi.

 

Guido Noto La Diega, Research Assistant to the Cloud Legal Project (CCLS, Queen Mary University of London)

 A qualified Italian lawyer (avvocato) specialised in IP and IT Law, Guido has worked as an Assistant Professor (cultore della materia) of Civil Law and Copyright Law at the University of Palermo, visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Munich and external researcher at the Nexa Center for Internet & Society (Politecnico di Torino). Guido holds a PhD degree in private law (International Doctoral School in Law & Economics "Tullio Ascarelli", Rome Tre University and University of Palermo) and a Master's Degree in Law (Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza). He has written papers on IP, IT, Privacy and Data Protection, and Robot Law.

 

Thomas F. J.-M. Pasquier, Research Assistant and PhD Student (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

 Thomas is a PhD student at the Opera Research Group at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge working on the CloudSafetyNet project in collaboration with Imperial College. Prior to his current post, Thomas worked for a start-up (SRETT) developing wireless autonomous sensor-network for industrial and medical usage and for Gemalto Tools and Innovations R&D department for three years. Thomas has a BA in Electronic and Industrial Computing from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers with Félicitations du Jury, a Diplôme d'Ingénieur in Software R&D from Institut Supérieur d'Electronique de Paris with Félicitations du Jury and an MPhil in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge with Distinction.