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I sit on the Board at Crowdbnk and I am a Strategic Advisor to StartUpCapitalVenture 2 in San Francisco and I am also on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY.

I chair Trinity Hospice, Clapham, NISE NHS Innovations SE, Major Stanley's Trust at OURFC and the Great Retail Revival Foundation.



A first time buyer pays out for a deposit, survey, moving in & furniture, estate agent & legal fees. Time 4 a FTB's Charter with capped fees


I founded the Women's Sport Foundation (1984),, the first family computer channel, on BSkyB (1995), the Oxford University Internet Institute (2000), the Parliamentary Sports Fellowship scheme (2004) & a Digital Day for the Nation (2007) which is now a week.

I am on the new SE RFU Legacy Board for the RWC 2015; I am an Ambassador to the European Brain Council's Year of the Brain 2014/15 and sit on the Senior Advisors Group at Pagefield.

I am a Patron at RIBA anda member of its Library Committee and I have just been asked to join the Sounding Board at the Design Council.

I am trying to put the funding together for an Internet Policy Institute.

Hammersmith Academy As a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists I joined our efforts to raise £1m for the Academy. The school opened in 2011 and was rated Good/Outstanding in an early Ofsted inspection. Demand for places has outstripped supply and our endowment has helped by kindles, tablets and 3D printers alongside sport and engineering equipment.
In the recently published THES top 300 global universities Caltech was ranked 1, MIT 6, ETF Zurich 13, Georgia Tech 27, HK Uni of Sc and Tech 51 and Korea Advanced Institute of Sc & Tech 52. UK universities in the top 50 were: Oxford 3 Cambridge 5 Imperial 9 UCL 22 LSE 34 King's 40 London had four in the top 50 but we had no national Tech university. If I become involved in the Mayor's race, I will fight for a London Institute of Technology.
This morning I was back at Trinity to talk to our award winning volunteer gardeners as well as Terry, our head honcho.  
Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Today October 2014 Parliament Squared Parliament is besotted by itself by Derek Wyatt In the middle of September, the nation became animated by the Scottish referendum and its outcome.  It refreshed and reached parts of the democratic process in a way which had not been reached before. Between the result and the Conference season kicking in, the only suggestions on a new constitutional settlement was the confirmation of more power to
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson This is supposed to be a history of the origins of the digital age stretching back to Charles Babbage. Whilst there is some new material it is slight and he misses completely the UK's part in the development of the computer in Manchester and Cambridge after the second war which diminishes the book. 

Latest Video

The internet's role in the recession. G20 and we20
we20 have been lucky enough to speak to Derek Wyatt MP one of the pioneers of internet adoption within UK Parliament. Derek spoke to us about the internet's role in contributing to and possibly solving the recession. He also explains some background to the G20 Summit and discusses we20.

Internet Stuff

Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights published
Policy Exchange one of our more vibrant think tanks - though slightly right wing - has produced an excellent technology manifesto
Ofcom has today published its new 2014 report, which provides detailed evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among adults aged 16 and over. Ofcom has a statutory duty to promote media literacy and conducts research to provide an accessible overview across TV, radio, internet and mobile phones.

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