Director and Founder
Entrepreneur, tech innovator, market maker and e-business strategist, Will works across multi-sectors at board-level and middle management advising on digital governance, compliance, risk and cyber security.
Will is a member of the Leeds City Region Business Innovation Panel. He also facilitates the digital governance workshops for the Practice Manager’s Association
Will has represented industry and advised government on many e-commerce laws, regulations, standard and industry good practice.
Will wrote the international standards for meat traceability in the open global supply chain and set up CD-ID – the Home Office funded project showcasing RFID technology to help prevent supply chain theft.
In 2005 he joined leading international corporate law firm Bird & Bird as a consultant and went on to set up E RADAR in 2010. In 2014, he worked with the Digital Policy Alliance and the European Commission on unlocking the benefits of urban-rural digital in Yorkshire.
Will has also worked as corporate counsel for tech firms and undertaken prosecution work for the Probation Service, specialising in paedophile cases.
Will is a guest lecturer on information governance at Manchester University. He is a published authority on digital matters, including Online Privacy (British standards Institute, 2004).