We are delighted to introduce the Leadership Board for our Digital workstream.   All of our members bring a vast range of experience and expertise to their areas of specialism and have a strong desire to see the region develop and prosper.

Professor Ardavan Amini
Chair, Digital Leadership Board and Complex Adaptive Systems lead
Professor Mohammad Patwary
Lead on Future Networks, Digital Infrastructure & Inclusivity; Director of Digital Innovation & Solution Centre (DISC), University of Wolverhampton
Alison Grade
Lead on Creative Digital; Serial entrepreneur and career freelancer; Director of Mission Accomplished
Professor Bob Stone
Lead on eXtended Realities; Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham
Professor Steven Furnell
Lead on Cyber Security, University of Nottingham
Tim Fisher
Lead on Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence; Global Head of Enterprise Architecture, Kagool
Haydn Povey
Lead on Internet of Things; Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) IAR Systems
Professor Sultan Mahmud
Lead on Innovation; Director of Healthcare, BT