Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group appoints new members

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group announce the recruitment of 4 new members. The new members come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise across digital privacy, biometric systems, information policy and ethics.

Mark Watson-Gandy, Chair of the BFEG, said:

I’m delighted to be welcoming these new members to be part of the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group.
They bring a wealth of experience and will help us to provide independent advice to the Home Office on the ethical impact of all aspects of biometrics, around data ethics.

The 4 new members are:

  • Dr Nóra Ni Loideain – Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
  • Dr Richard Guest – Reader in Biometrics Systems Engineering and Deputy Head of the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, University of Kent
  • Professor Charles Rabb – Turing Fellow at the University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Julian Huppert – Director and Fellow at the Intellectual Forum, Jesus College Cambridge.

The new members joined the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group at the group’s plenary meeting on 25 September 2019.

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