Chair, Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation (CDEI), UK
Roger Taylor is chair of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.
He has worked as an entrepreneur, a regulator and a writer. He has argued for a rebalancing of control over data and information towards citizens and civil society. He is chair of Ofqual, the qualifications regulator and a member of the advisory panel to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation.
Mr Taylor co-founded Dr Foster which pioneered the use of public data to provide independent ratings of healthcare. He has also worked as a correspondent for the Financial Times in the UK and the US and as a researcher for the Consumers' Association.
Mr Taylor has written two books: God Bless the NHS (Faber & Faber (2014) and Transparency and the Open Society (Policy Press 2016).