Breakfast Briefing on Driving Innovation in Data and AI with Felicity Burch, Executive Director at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
Author WIG Date 24 May 2022
A recording and slide deck from the WIG Breakfast Briefing on Driving Innovation in Data and AI with Felicity Burch, Executive Director at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
We were delighted to welcome Felicity Burch, Executive Director at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation for this Breakfast Briefing to share insights into her role.
Join us online for your opportunity to:
- Learn more about priorities for the CDEI team for the coming 12 months, and how collaboration across broader public, private and not for profit sectors can support these plans
- Understand how Felicity and her team are enhancing innovation within data and AI
Speaker at the Event
Felicity is the Executive Director of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI). The CDEI is a government expert body enabling the trustworthy use of data and AI. Felicity's role is to lead the CDEI's multidisciplinary team of specialists, and its overall strategy to deliver, test and refine trustworthy approaches to data and AI governance, working in partnership with public sector and industry bodies. Before CDEI, she was the CBI Director of Innovation and Digital, leading the organisation’s policy work to create the conditions that enable businesses to come up with new ideas, invest in research and development (R&D) and adopt new technologies. At CBI, Felicity also worked on technology adoption, public spending on R&D and labour markets. Felicity's background is in economic policy, with a focus on business growth.