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BAPCO Annual Event

Kevin Macnish

Kevin Macnish

Head of Digital Ethics and Sustainability Practice, Sopra Steria

Dr Kevin Macnish is Head of Ethics and Sustainability Consulting with Sopra Steria, where he leads projects in ethics and sustainability risk mitigation and development with the private and public sectors. He recently developed guidance on collecting special category data for the NPCC. Kevin is a former analyst at GCHQ and the US DoD, and assistant professor at the universities of Leeds and Twente. He has been interviewed widely and spoken at the Houses of Commons and Lords. Kevin has published over 50 academic articles, chapters and books on ethics and technology, including The Ethics of Surveillance in Times of Emergency (OUP, 2023) and a chapter on predictive policing in Policing in the Era of AI (Springer, 2020). He is a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Leeds and ethics expert for the UK Information Commissioners Office.