Simon Rice joined the ICO in February 2011 and, as Head of Technology, provides high level expertise in the development of policy and practical initiatives which help to inform and protect the public. He also leads the on-going programme to increase the technological understanding and capability within the ICO.

Leading a department of specialists who provide technical and information security insight for the ICO, Simon also heads the ICO’s interaction between the organisation’s information rights specialists and the technical experts of external stakeholders.