Eddie Copeland – Director of Government Innovation, Nesta
Eddie Copeland is Director of Government Innovation at Nesta, the innovation foundation. He leads the organisation’s work on city data analytics, behavioural insights, digital government and digital democracy.
Previously he was Head of Technology Policy at Policy Exchange, a think tank. He is the author of five reports on government use of technology and data, and a book on UK think tanks. Eddie is a regular writer and speaker on how government and public sector organisations can deliver more and better with less through smarter use of people, data and technology.
He is also a member of the Smart London Board, a group that advises the Mayor of London on how London can harness digital technology and data for the benefit of those who live and work in the capital. He blogs at http://eddiecopeland.me and tweets @EddieACopeland