Advisory Board

Robin Smith, MSc

Robin Smith, MSc is Head of Privacy at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Cofounder at Health 2.0 Nottingham.
Robin is a highly experienced European privacy professional with expertise in information and knowledge risk standards within UK health services, law enforcement, and telecommunications.
He is futures advisor to emerging digital entrepreneurs and EU projects on approaches to managing new privacy risks.
Robin founded the Health 2.0 Nottingham think tank in 2014 to explore issues relating to identity, technology, and prosperity within the UK digital economy. He is host of the “Emerge” podcast reviewing threats to the digital society.
He is author of a series of books on privacy threat assessment, the future of risk, and lean information management. He coauthored The Lean Information Management Toolkit. He is a visiting lecturer at three UK universities for privacy and information governance modules.
Robin is an editorial board member and columnist for UK publications, publishing articles relating to emergent healthcare and data privacy issues.
Robin earned his BA in Politics at Loughborough University in 1997. He earned his MSc in Information Risk Management at Northumbria University in 2009. He is completing his Ph.D. in Healthcare Leadership and Privacy Access Rights at The University of Northampton.
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