Dr Nigel Houlden PhD, BSc, MBCS, CITP

Head of Technology Policy, Information Commissioner’s Office

Nigel is the Head of Technology Policy for the ICO, he has spent over 30 years in technology, working in various sectors, NHS, Local Government, industry and before joining the ICO was a senior lecturer in computing. His PhD is in the Optimization and pseudo optimization of routing algorithms.

Nigel is passionate about technology, how it is used and how it can change lives. He is a member of the BCS and has held Chartered IT Professional status for 15 years.