Rachel Finn

Designation: Practice Manager

Rachel leads the Data Science team and manages projects and research related to the privacy, data protection and social impacts of current and emerging data technologies and practices; including issues relevant to open data, open government, security technologies (especially drones) and standardisation.

Rachel is involved in the Big Data Value Association, the Open Data Institute and the Surveillance Studies Network. She provides regulatory and policy advice for European, national and institutional policy-makers on the responsible implementation of new technology systems. Rachel has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester.