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I run my own consultancy specialising in digital content and strategy and sit on the Board at Crowdbnk.

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

I am also on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY.  


Aldeburgh for the weekend, a walk on the beach and a pint of Adnam's at The Wentworth; listening to Georgie Fame


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

I am a Patron at RIBA 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.

Social Networking 2/11 7-13 April 2014 Monday Ian Burt @ Fitness First Alexander Jones, CEO, Centre for Cities @ Westminster James Hibbert @ D2K Bump Anthony Barry Keata Murray Jonathan Shaw @ Thomas Cubitt Tuesday London Book Fair Reception @ Spanish Embassy Wednesday Geoff Bennett @ Pimlico Thursday Crowdbnk Board @ Kensington Bump Ian Pearson Ayan Mitra Barry Parr Christopher Humphrey Karen Duncan Brian & Julia Peter @ Pimlico Hester Finch @...
I heard Georgie Fame for the third time yesterday evening at Ronnie's. He had had to cancel his appearance just after Christmas through ill health. He looked thinner in the face but his voice was in splendid nick. He is one of the most knowledgeable musicians in the business.
Social Networking 2/10 31st Match-6th April 2014 Monday Ian Burt @ Fitness First James Hibbert @ Pimlico Peter Gluckman @ Thomas Cubitt Tuesday Vic Luck @ Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Bump Takaaki Hanoaka Patrick Macartney James Hibbert @ D2K Richard Gorman @ Olivelli Dr John Stedman @ NICE SE Skype Karen Duncan & Emily Murphy @ Uno Wednesday Matthew Pruen @ Pimlico Craig Nicholson @ Pimlico Fresh Kate Kiln @ Uno Roger Truelove...
I met Alex Jones yesterday to have a download on her team's work on the future shape of global cities. Fascinating.
We had a lively and formative board meeting yesterday afternoon; our plans gather for Pop at HoF at speed!

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

Gordon Brown as PM gave an official apology for the treatment of Alan Turing in 2009 but it has taken a further four years for a Royal Pardon.
The Need for a World Internet Policy and Research Institute
The EU should bring in a Privacy Law which ensures that we own our intellectual property and neither the likes of google or Facebook or Governments can use it or sell it without our permission

You can follow Derek on any of the sites below

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