Advisory Board

The Information Law and Policy Centre is advised by a group of 14 academics and practitioners specialising in information law and policy:


James Michael, Senior Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies


Professor Lilian Edwards, Professor of E-Governance, Strathclyde Law School, University of Strathclyde

Dr David Goldberg, Senior Visiting Fellow, Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London

Dr Daithí Mac Síthigh, Professor of Law and Innovation at Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Tarlach McGonagle, Senior Researcher/Lecturer, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam

Dr Lawrence McNamara, Reader in Law, University of York, and Senior Research Fellow, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

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

Gillian Phillips, Director of Editorial Legal Services, Guardian News & Media Limited

Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, Barrister, 11KBW

Martin Rosenbaum, Executive Producer, BBC News

Dr Andrew Scott, Associate Professor of Law, Law Department, London School of Economics and Political Science

John Sheridan, Head of Legislation Services, The National Archives

Graham Smith, Partner, Bird & Bird

Dr Jeni Tennison, Technical Director, Open Data Institute