Professor Ian Brown
Professor of Information Security and Privacy, Oxford Internet Institute (OII)
Professor Ian Brown is Professor of Information Security and Privacy at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII). His research is focused on surveillance, privacy-enhancing technologies, and Internet regulation. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and BCS Chartered Fellow, and a member of the Information Commissioner’s Technology Reference Panel.
Since 1998 Professor Brown has variously been a trustee of Privacy International, the Open Rights Group, the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Foundation for Information Policy Research and an adviser to Greenpeace, the Refugee Children’s Consortium, Amnesty International and Creative Commons UK. He has consulted for the United Nations, Council of Europe, OECD, US Department of Homeland Security, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Allianz, McAfee, BT, the BBC, the European Commission, the Cabinet Office, Ofcom, and the National Audit Office.