Marion Oswald – Chair

Marion Oswald – Chair

Committee Chair Marion Oswald

Marion Oswald is a Senior Fellow in Law and the director of the Centre for Information Rights at the University of Winchester, and an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute. She is a solicitor (non-practicing), with previous experience in legal management roles within private practice, international companies and UK central government including national security. 

She has worked extensively in the fields of data protection, freedom of information and information technology, having advised on a number of information technology implementations, data sharing projects and statutory reforms.  She publishes, advises and speaks on the interaction between law and digital technology and has a particular interest in the use of information and innovative technology by criminal justice bodies and the wider public sector. 

She is a member of the National Statistician's Data Ethics Advisory Committee, a member of the Royal Society Working Group on Privacy Enhancing Technologies and an executive member of the British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association.