Building Trust in Technology: A Cross-Sector Perspective
Author WIG Date 18 May 2022
A recording of the WIG Webinar Building Trust in Technology: A Cross-Sector Perspective
As new and innovative technologies are introduced into the working environment and society, organisations from across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are increasingly having to adapt.
We were delighted to invite you to hear from an expert cross-sector panel as we explore how organisations are instilling trust and confidence in the workplace and wider society. Join us online for your opportunity to:
- Understand how trust in technology can position the UK as a world-leading digital economy
- Explore how collaboration between the public, private and not-for-profit sectors can grow confidence and trust in the use of new technologies
Speakers at the Event
Erika Lewis was a founding member of London Government, moving from the voluntary sector to join the set-up team in the London Development Agency in April 2000. At the LDA she delivered regeneration programmes across London, in particular working with the Finsbury Park Partnership and on the Olympic Park delivery programme. Subsequently the Director of Strategy at the LDA, she was responsible for the development and delivery of the Mayor’s Economic Development Strategy. In 2012, Erika became a Project Director at the Competition and Markets Authority where she delivered two merger investigations and led the Private Motor Insurance and Energy Market Investigation. Erika joined DCMS in 2018 to deliver the National Data Strategy, in addition she was responsible for Data Policy and Ethics. In December 2019 Erika was appointed Director, Cyber Security and Digital Identity.
Christine leads Accenture’s Decentralized Identity & Biometrics group globally and is also part of the global blockchain leadership team. She has over 20 years of experience in technology focused on security. Prior to her experience in IT, Christine worked for 9+ years in financial services. She has been supporting Accenture’s thought leadership and efforts in investments in blockchain since 2014.
Christine has worked in several industries including Financial Services, Retail and Social Impact. Her relevant knowledge spans: Blockchain, Biometrics, Digital identity and Authentication. She is the inventor and sponsor the Circular Supply Chain initiative; she led Accenture’s work with WWF and Moore Foundation on Feasibility of blockchain for food supply chain amongst other inventions. She has led Accenture’s work with ID2020 showcasing how biometrics and decentralized Identity can be used in a secure and private manner in 2017. She is a regular speaker at conferences globally and has published articles on blockchain for social impact, identity & blockchain. She is a passionate supporter of environmental sustainability and wildlife conservation. She is the program advisor to World Economic Forum’s initiative for Identity in the Digital World and the Known Traveller Digital Identity project.
Georgie has 20 years’ experience in advising on all aspects of tech, data and sourcing. She co-leads Linklaters’ Digital Health team and specialises in advising on tech projects for clients in regulated sectors, including fintech.
She has helped household names consider the impact of the new EU Digital Package, Online Safety Bill and the ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code. Georgie also regularly advises on impact assessments for new tech products, helping clients to identify both intended and unintended impacts on individuals and to balance competing interests and benefits. As part of our multi-disciplinary Crisis team, she also counsels clients on cyber preparedness, incidents and investigations.
She is named as a leading individual in the Legal 500 for data protection, privacy and cybersecurity and as a Next Generation Partner for IT & Telecoms.