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I chair Royal Trinity Hospice, Clapham; FISP & Major Stanley's, OURFC. I was runner up in the UK Third Sector Best Charity Chair 2015 awards. I am a NED @ Code Investing (formerly Crowdbnk) & on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY & I am a Trustee at BookTrust. Studying for an MA at King's in International Relations. 

 

 

 

 

It smells as if there has been an almighty cock up in Intel over the Manchester bombing. Who is in charge of our ISIS strategy?

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I founded the Women's Sport Foundation (1984), dot.tv, the first family computer channel, on BSkyB (1995), the Oxford University Internet Institute (2000), the Parliamentary Sports Fellowship scheme (2004) a Digital Week for the Nation (2007) and DigitalforLondoners (2015). I am in the middle of creating BRAIN, a charity, with Professor Mark Wilson at Imperial NHS and a Digital World Foundation with the British Council.



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Social Networking 05/06 3-9 April 2017 Monday: Board meeting @ Code Investing Tuesday: Joe Sanchez & Mary Danby @ CSC  Michael Rowberry @ Army & Navy  Wednesday  MA Students @ King's College  Thursday Karen Brown @ BookTrust Zeynep and George Dibb @ Policy Connect Richard Cadman @ Thomas Cubitt Rupert Gray @ A Wong Friday Vick Luck @ Thomas Cubitt Saturday & Sunday  Supper @ Lorne Lunch @ Chelsea Physic    
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Sir Gerald Kaufman   Gerald enjoyed America especially the chance to riffle through stalls at a flee market looking to add to his extraordinary collection of film posters from the Forties and Fifties. On Select Committee visits he would naughtily fix hotel accommodation thirty or so miles away from our first breakfast meeting so as to sleep in a room or walk up a staircase which had featured in one such film. In the right mood he would also sing songs from the same. He was a loner but...
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I had the following Letter in The Times about Head Injuries in Rugby Union published on 16th March 2017: Sir The Head Injury Assessment introduced by the Six Nations for players injured in a game is missing one important piece of information. The Assessment has no baseline. If a rugby player is not tested out of season using a brain scanner then when he or she is injured the doctor at pitch side has no reference point.  Until is there a baseline is players who have had an injury to...
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The Evening Standard published a piece in which I was quoted about bringing the Commonwealth Games to a London South bid centred at Crystal Palace in 2022 on 15.03.17.    
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Social Networking 05/04 20-26 March 2017 Monday BA from Dublin to LHR Tuesday  JoJo Rosso @ The Goods Shed, Canterbury Pimlico Neighbourhood Group @ St George's  Wednesday Parliament Attacked Development Board @ BookTrust Thursday Jon Idle @ CSC Conference Call @ BRAIN Andrew Bibby @ Pimlico Friday MA Essay  Saturday & Sunday MA Essay 

Internet Stuff

FISP meeting with Treasury Team and Robert Bell
Data Conference at Gates Building, Cambridge University on 15/16 September 2016

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