Biography of the members of the D4D External Ethic Panel (DEEP)


Lucy Bernholz (Stanford University)

Lucy Bernholz holds and M.A and Ph.D from Stanford University. Passionated about philanthropy, she is a visiting scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and at the Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, where she helps to launch the Digital Civil Society Lab. She also writes on a blog that has been distinguished by Fast Company and The Huffington Post.

Niang Yaye Fatou Camara (Commission for personal data of Senegal)

Niang Yaye Fatou Camara is Director of Legal Affairs and the litigation section of the Commission for personal data (Senegal).

William Hoffman (World Economic Forum)

William Hoffman heads the World Economic Forum's initiatives on Data-Driven Development and the Global Agenda of the Information and Communications Technology sector where he supports a global community of industry partners in addressing some of the world's most pressing economic, social and environmental challenges. Additionally, William leads the Telecommunications Industry Agenda Council — a community of 19 of the world's leaders in mobile communications. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, William was the Director of Enterprise Marketing at AT&T.

Jeroen van den Hoven (Delft University of Technology)

Jeroen van den Hoven is full professor of Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology, he is editor in chief of Ethics and Information Technology and won the World Technology Award for Ethics in 2009 and the IFIP prize for ICT and Society also in 2009 for his work in Ethics and ICT. He is also a member of the Council of professors of HEC (expertise centre).

Philippa Foster (Institute of Business Ethics)

Philippa Foster Back CBE has been Director of the IBE since 2001 and has over 30 years of business experience as group treasurer and group finance director in a number of UK and international companies, having started her career at Citibank.

She speaks widely on business ethics issues, encouraging high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values.  She sits on the Boards/Advisory Boards of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, RAND Europe and UCL.  She is a Visiting Fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University and Honorary Vice President of Employee Ownership Association.  

Johannes Jutting (OECD)

Johannes Jutting is Senior Economist and the head of the Global Development Team at the OECD and Manager of the PARIS21 Secretariat within the OECD's Development Co-operation Directorate. His responsibilities include conceptualising, managing and providing leadership in the areas of employment, gender, social protection and migration. He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Humboldt-University (Berlin) and received his habilitation in development economics from the University of Bonn.

Robert Kirkpatrick (United Nations)

Robert Kirkpatrick is Director of UN Global Pulse, a flagship innovation initiative of the Secretary-General driving a big data revolution for sustainable development and humanitarian action. His work in government, UN agencies, NGOs and the private sector has focused on developing solutions at the intersection of technology, policy and social change. He has spent more than 15 years creating technology tools for business, public health, disaster relief, security coordination, citizen journalism, telemedicine, crisis monitoring, and conflict mediation.

Emmanuel Lulin (L’Oréal)

Emmanuel Lulin holds a Bachelor in Public law and a master in Private law. He is General Counsel for Humane Resources of the Group L’OREAL since 1999 and now also Chief Ethics Officer of the Group.

Ulrich Mans (Leiden University)

Dr. Ulrich Mans works at the Leiden University’s Centre for Innovation and is the co-founder of the Peace Informatics Lab. He is responsible for the development of new research approaches in the field of peace & security and sustainability. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the University of Amsterdam and a MA in International Development Studies from Radboud University Nijmegen. Before, Ulrich has worked for various organizations in the field of political transitions, including the International Crisis Group, the Clingendael Institute, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), Life and Peace Institute in Khartoum, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam.

Mark Nelson (Stanford University)

Mark Nelson is a researcher and entrepreneur at Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, as well as founder and co-director of Stanford Peace Innovation Lab. Mark’s research is at the intersection of mass collaboration and mass interpersonal persuasion, and is focused on designing, catalyzing, incentivizing, and generating resources for collective human behavior change, at scale.
He leads the EPIC Challenge project, a multi-university collaboration whose aim is to create an open innovation network of researchers and innovators around the world, focusing on discovering the best practices and data-driven methods to measurably increase positive, mutually beneficial, pro-social engagement across conflict boundaries

Nuria Oliver (Telefonica)

Nuria Oliver is currently the Scientific Director and founder of the User, Data and Media Intelligence research team  in Telefonica Research (Barcelona, Spain). She is responsible for the HCI, Mobile Computing, Big and Personal Data Mining, User Modeling and Multimedia Research Areas. Nuria received a BSc (honors) and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the ETSIT at the Universidad Politecnica of Madrid (UPM), Spain, in 1992 and 1994 respectively. She received her PhD degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, in June 2000. From July 2000 until November 2007, she was a researcher at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA. At the end of 2007, she returned to Spain to create and lead her research team at Telefonica Research in Barcelona. She believes in the power of technology to empower and increase the quality of life of people. She has received a number of awards, including a Rising Star Award by the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society (2009), MIT’s ‘TR100 Young Innovators Award’ (2004) and the First Spanish Award of EECS graduates (1994). She is a Senior Member of the ACM.

Juliana Rotich (MIT, Ushahidi)

Juliana Rotich is a Technologist, MIT Media Lab Director's Fellow, TED Senior Fellow and currently serves as Chair of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development. Juliana is Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc, a non-profit tech company, born in Africa, which specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, interactive mapping and data curation.  Ushahidi builds tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories. She leads a team that is expanding its global footprint and making crowdsourcing tools available and useful, and catalyzing entrepreneurial initiatives like iHub in Kenya. (tbc)

Olivier Sagna (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal)

Olivier Sagna is Director of Studies and Cooperation within the General Directorate for Higher Education at the Ministry for Higher Education and Research of Senegal.

Christopher Underwood (Making All Voices Count)

Chris Underwood is Director of Global Action for Making All Voices Count. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, he holds responsibility for Policy, Learning and Communications of the global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. The aim of Making All Voices Count is a substantial push towards effective democratic governance and accountability. Prior to joining the programme he was Senior Policy Advisor for the international peacebuilding NGO International Alert, leading their work on shaping the post 2015 global development agenda to replace the Millennium Development Goals.

Jean-Philippe Vanot (ParisTech Institute of Technology)

Jean-Philippe Vanot studied at Polytechnique (X72) and Telecom ParisTech (77) and is the president of the ParisTech Institute of Technology and an advisor in the field of digital transformation to Sia Partners, a management consulting firm.

He was the President of the Ethics Committee of Orange Group from 2009 to 2014 and is now in charge of Ethics within the new French Chief Digital Officers Alliance.

Cristina Vela (Telefonica)

Cristina Vela is Senior Advisor, EU & International Regulatory Affairs at Telefonica SA and Chairperson ETNO Working Group on Data Protection and Information Security. Prior to that, Cristina had worked as Special Expert within the Regulatory Unit at Telefónica Headquarters in Madrid. Cristina was appointed Chairperson of the Working Group on Data Protection and Information Security of ETNO (European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association) in December 2002. From this position she has been involved with other industry representatives in the debates regarding data protection and data retention at the EU level.   

Pat Walshe (GSMA)

Pat Walshe is responsible for the GSMA’s work on privacy. Pat is currently working with GSMA members and other key stakeholders to establish dialogue and explore ways to shape—collaboratively and collectively—the way privacy is advanced, managed and protected across the mobile ecosystem. He has represented industry on a number of privacy matters with various regulatory and international public interest groups. Pat has a degree in Social Anthropology and Development and holds privacy and information security qualifications. He has served on the International Standard Organisation’s Privacy Steering Committee and is a member of the British Computer Society.