Ep208 – Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science

February 3rd, 2017 · 14 mins 21 secs

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Sir Mark Walport (@uksciencechief), UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science, says his job is to advise the government on policy for all aspects of science, engineering, technology, and social science. In a delightful interview with 11:FS Co-Founder Simon Taylor, he discusses artificial intelligence, ethics and technology, data and privacy, and more.

“There are many other areas where industry has the potential to progress faster if they work together in a pre-competitive environment.  Of course, one of the issues is around the sharing of data,” he says. “It’s possible to share data in ways that don’t threaten the integrity of businesses.  That’s about defining access and giving people access in a way that critically protects privacy.”

Thank you to Paul Aldrich (@DrPAldrich), Lead Partner of Financial Services Technology at Odgers Berndtson, for inviting us to CityVison2030 where we interviewed Sir Mark.

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